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Latitude: 51.9544 / 51°57'15"N
Longitude: -4.3641 / 4°21'50"W
OS Eastings: 237640
OS Northings: 231077
OS Grid: SN376310
Mapcode National: GBR DD.M04M
Mapcode Global: VH3L2.94QK
Entry Name: Toll Cottage
Listing Date: 10 July 1998
Last Amended: 19 September 2000
Source ID: 20116
Building Class: Transport
Location: On W side of A 484, in loop of old road now by-passed.
Community: Cynwyl Elfed
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Early C19 toll house. According to local tradition replaced wooden toll house burned by Rebecca Rioters in 1847.
Single storey toll house with semi-hexagonal front. Rubble (lime-washed) with slate sills and rectangular hood moulds over windows; hipped slate roof, central rectangular stone chimney with tented slate cover. Central doorway (C20 stable door); to each side in splays, original narrow window openings with late C19/early C20 horned sash windows; similar window to L side (towards rear) has casement glazing.
Not inspected but, said to be divided into 2 rooms by transverse wall with fireplace, front room has recess said to have been used for toll monies; doorway to rear room which has modern partition forming kitchen/bathroom.
Well-preserved early C19 toll house.
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