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© Mr Michael Clarke

IoE Number: 129072
Location: TOLLHOUSE, THAMES STREET (west side)
  LECHLADE, COTSWOLD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Michael Clarke
Date Photographed: 03 July 2001
Date listed: 26 November 1958
Date of last amendment: 26 November 1958
Grade II

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LECHLADETHAMES STREETSU 219910/230Lechlade Halfpenny Bridgeand Tollhouse (that part in26.11.52Cotswold District)

LECHLADE THAMES STREET SU 2199 10/230 Lechlade Halfpenny Bridge and Tollhouse (that part in 26.11.52 Cotswold District) II Roadbridge carrying Thames Street (A361) over River Thames and toll house. 1792, when Thames Street laid out. Dressed stone. Bridge about 6m wide with coped wall about lm high following considerable arch of bridge and splaying out at each corner. Roadway from toll house to centre district boundary line about 10m. Single large semi-circular arch approximately 8m high at apex, with straight large roll moulded string course over. Side piers each have blind round oculus and very small semi-circular arches at base. Toll house on north east corner, small square of 2 storeys with basement and road-level room in coursed stone with asbestos slate pyramidal roof and brick stack to east. Large roll moulded string course between floors. Square window openings to south and north and door to west straight on to bridge. Said to be named after the halfpenny toll levied until 1839.

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