Building record MDR4763 - Turnpike Cottage, Makeney Road, Belper

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Turnpike Cottage. Single storey stone cottage tollhouse, with projecting gable doorway, was built by Holbrook and Sheffield Trust. It is now extended to the east. (1) Turn Pike Cottage, Red Lane, Makeney is a grade II listed former toll house on the Derby to Chesterfield Turnpike of 1776. It is a single storey house on the road front built from coursed stone with a stone slate roof and an off centre gabled porch. The modern extension to the east side is of no interest. (2) Authentic single-storey toll house on the Derby-Sheffield Turnpike. In good condition, in use as a dwelling. (4) Toll bar cottage built for the Derby to Chesterfield Turnpike in 1756. Much renovated, but still showing something of its original outline. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons 1975 2.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1101747.
  • <3> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Tollhouse, Holbrook.
  • <4> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(g).2, April 1976, with photo.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1993. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazeteer of Sites Part III: Borough of Amber Valley. p 12.



Grid reference Centred SK 3586 4462 (18m by 14m) (Centre)

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Aug 21 2017 10:42AM

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