Turnpike Cottage, Makeney Road, Belper, built in 1776.
'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.' (1-2)
'Authentic single-storey toll house on the Derby-Sheffield Turnpike. In good condition, in use as a dwelling.' (3)
'Toll bar cottage built for the Derby to Chesterfield Turnpike in 1756. Much renovated, but still showing something of its original outline.' (4)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'RED LANE 1. 5167 Makeney Turn Pike Cottage SK 3544 6/216 II 2. Former toll house on Derby to Chesterfield Turnpike of 1776. Coursed stone with stone slate roof. Single storey house on road front. Three windows, including one blank, iron casements. Off centre gabled porch. (Modern extension to east side of no interest). (Burdett, Map of Derbyshire 1791).
Listing NGR: SK3587244623.'
Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons 1975 2.
Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Tollhouse, Holbrook.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(g).2, April 1976, with photo.
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1993. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazeteer of Sites Part III: Borough of Amber Valley. 12.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1101747?section=official-list-entry.
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SK 35872 44623 (point)
BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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