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Monument record MDR15164 - Bridge House toll house (site of), Ladywood Road, Kirk Hallam

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Mid 20th Century - 1790 AD to 1961 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Nutbrook Canal Company's very grand toll-house at Kirk Hallam, demolished in 1961. Built on the bridge crossing and near to the Kirk Hallam Lock. (1) Bridge House was built in the 1790's as offices of the Nutbrook Canal Company. In 1887 Ilkeston Borough Council General Works Committee resolved that Bridge House should be let. The house was used on a Christmas card in 1915 sent to Ilkeston soldiers. The property was badly vandalised in 1961 and demolition proposed and approval given. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Stevenson, P. 1970. The Nutbrook Canal, Derbyshire.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Picture the Past.



Grid reference Centred SK 4610 4043 (24m by 26m)

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 4:32PM

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