LECHLADE HALFPENNY BRIDGE TOLLHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303058
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1958
Statutory Address:
LECHLADE HALFPENNY BRIDGE, THAMES STREET
Statutory Address:
TOLLHOUSE, THAMES STREET

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TOLLHOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
LECHLADE HALFPENNY BRIDGE, THAMES STREET
Statutory Address:
TOLLHOUSE, THAMES STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Lechlade
National Grid Reference:
SU 21338 99346

Details

LECHLADE THAMES STREET SU 2199 10/230 Lechlade Halfpenny Bridge and Tollhouse (that part in 26.11.52 Cotswold District)

II

Roadbridge carrying Thames Street (A361) over River Thames and toll house. 1792, when Thames Street laid out. Dressed stone. Bridge about 6m wide with coped wall about lm high following considerable arch of bridge and splaying out at each corner. Roadway from toll house to centre district boundary line about 10m. Single large semi-circular arch approximately 8m high at apex, with straight large roll moulded string course over. Side piers each have blind round oculus and very small semi-circular arches at base. Toll house on north east corner, small square of 2 storeys with basement and road-level room in coursed stone with asbestos slate pyramidal roof and brick stack to east. Large roll moulded string course between floors. Square window openings to south and north and door to west straight on to bridge. Said to be named after the halfpenny toll levied until 1839.

Listing NGR: SU2133199328

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
129072
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04540/03
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