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Building record MDR700 - Former toll house, Woodcock Road, Shire Hill, Charlesworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 05559432 A two-storey tollhouse at Shirehill on the A57. The blank central face contains a space for a tollboard. The house has been extended on the western side and the rear. (1) A tollhouse stands on Shire Hill on the A57 road outside Glossop. It is constructed of stone and is two-storeyed with an area on a projecting bay to house a tolll board. 19th century. (2) Photograph collection (3) Gritstone with stone slate roof. On the north side of former Sheffield-Glossop turnpike of 1818. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). 1975. Panel on Industrial Monuments.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0982. 0982.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 507.61-62.
  • <4> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Tollhouse, Glossop.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). pp. 28.



Grid reference Centred SK 0554 9431 (14m by 10m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Oct 17 2014 12:00PM

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