Old Toll House

Date:
19 Jul 2000
Location:
Old Toll House, Braunston Wharf, Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire
Reference:
IOE01/02407/01
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRAUNSTON BRAUNSTON WHARF SP56NW 4/71 Old Toll House

GV II

Pair of houses and former Canal Toll Office. Early/mid C19. Brick, hipped corrugated tile roof, brick stacks. 2 storeys and cellar; 3 bays. Doorways in left and right bays have moulded wood surrounds. 6-panel doors and moulded timber hoods on brackets. Central 6-pane sash window with painted brick lintel.

Similar windows to first floor. Cellar entrance with concrete lintel on left side. Sash window in recessed brick arch above. 2-storey canted bay with sash windows on right side facing canal. Extension at rear, probably the former toll collection office. Brick, one stormy; 2 bays. Doorway with flat arched brick frame and plank door in left bay. Window with similar frame and old iron glaz'ing bars to right. Interior not inspected. The Grand Junction Canal was authorised by Act of Parliament in I793, The Braunston section was complete by 1796. In 1929 it was taken over by the Grand Union Canal Company and the name was changed.

(A.H. Faulkner: The Grand Junction Canal, 1972).

Listing NGR: SP5382765865

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0012 IOE Records taken by John Airlie Hunter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Dr John Airlie Hunter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Airlie Hunter, John

Rights Holder: Airlie Hunter, John

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Georgian Toll House, Victorian Transport, Road Transport Site, Domestic, Transport Workers House, House, Dwelling, Monument <By Form>

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