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© Mr J K Aldred

IoE Number: 255068
Location: WILLEY TOLL HOUSE, B 4376 (south side)
  BROSELEY, BRIDGNORTH, SHROPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr J K Aldred
Date Photographed: 13 August 2002
Date listed: 31 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 31 December 1987
Grade II

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1.BROSELEYBROSELEY5357B4376(South Side)SJ 674007 9/273Willey Toll House

1. BROSELEY BROSELEY 5357 B4376 (South Side) SJ 674007 9/273 Willey Toll House II 2. Former toll house. Early C19, extended mid C19. Red brick in part formerly stuccoed and in part whitewashed. Plain-tile pyramidal roof with centre stack to original part; plain-tile roof with brick end stack to extension. Octagonal plan with extension to right. Single storey and basement. Tudor-Gothic style. To left a Tudor-arched doorway and studded door with flat hood on brackets. Most sides have 2-centre arched window openings in part with frames with simple tracery lights. Plinth, band and crenellated parapet. Extension to right has window opening and, on right end, a small 2-centre arched window, part-projecting end stack, and small basement lean-to. To rear are doorways to basements. A new turnpike road was opened in 1808, and the 1838 Broseley tithe map shows an octagonal building at the site of the toll house; the tithe award indicating that it was owned by Lord Forester, occupied by the Commissioners of Road and relet to Edward Price. (Ironbridge Gorge Museum Archaeology Unit Report, 1987).

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