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Listed Building record MDR4924 - Toll Bar Cottage, Wirksworth Road, Alderwasley

Type and Period (2)

  • (Elizabethan to Victorian - 1600 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Full Description

Toll Bar Cottage, Wirksworth Road, Alderwasley, possibly a 17th century building altered in the early 19th century. 'Single storey stone cottage tollhouse, built by Nottingham and Newhaven Trust (Ashbourne Branch). It has been extended to the rear.' (1) 'Toll House, Longway Bank on the B5035. 19th century front, inside partly 17th century. Much altered.' (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'PARISH OF ALDERWASLEY WHATSTANDWELL SK 35 SW 2/14 Toll Bar Cottage II Toll House. Early C19. Regularly coursed gritstone rubble, rising from a plain shallow plinth, with coped gables, central ashlar stack, and plain club tiles with a slate eaves course. Single storey, two bays, with a doorway at the west end, having a plain planked door below a shallow bracketed hood. Two 2-light chamfer mullioned windows within flush surrounds beneath hoodmoulds with stops. C19 glazing bar casements, some with top hung vents. The toll house was formerly associated with the Nottingham to Newhaven turnpike trust, created by Act of Parliament in 1758. Listing NGR: SK3256554915.' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). 1975. Panel on Industrial Monuments.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(g).1, April 1976.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 32565 54915 (point)

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Record last edited

Jun 16 2023 2:51PM

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