TOLL HOUSE ON NORTH-WEST SIDE OF WHITNEY TOLL BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1157553

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Oct-1981

Statutory Address: TOLL HOUSE ON NORTH-WEST SIDE OF WHITNEY TOLL BRIDGE, B4350

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Location

Statutory Address: TOLL HOUSE ON NORTH-WEST SIDE OF WHITNEY TOLL BRIDGE, B4350

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Whitney-on-Wye

National Grid Reference: SO 25892 47468

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WHITNEY ON WYE CP B 4350 (west side) SO 24 NE 5/114 Toll House on north-west side of Whitney Toll Bridge 12.3.81 (formerly listed as Toll Bridge and Toll House) GV II Toll house. Late C18 for Tomkyns Dew, altered and extended mid-C20. Part stuccoed scantling timber-framing, part painted brick with machine tiled roof with brick stack to rear of ridge. Originally a two-bay plan extended by one bay to the north and continuing the main roofline. Single storey and attic. Windows are all C20 casements. Main east elevation has two 2-light windows in the,original part flanking the main entrance which has a gabled half-glazed timber porch. There is a 3-light window in the north extension. Notice boards attached to the front elevation provide details of the bridge's history, earlier and more recent toll rates. Attic light at south end. C20 extension to rear. The site for the construction of a toll house was provided as part of the Whitney Toll Bridge Act of 1780. Included for group value. (BoE, p 320; Garvett, D: Bridge Over the River Wye, 1984).

Listing NGR: SO2589247468

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 150669

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gorvett, D, Bridge Over the River Wye, (1984)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 320

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