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Toll Gate House,attached to Swinford Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Cumnor, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7748 / 51°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.3596 / 1°21'34"W

OS Eastings: 444280

OS Northings: 208650

OS Grid: SP442086

Mapcode National: GBR 7X8.R2S

Mapcode Global: VHCXL.DN29

Entry Name: Toll Gate House,attached to Swinford Bridge

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249729

Location: Cumnor, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Cumnor

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cumnor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP40NW (East side)
2/54 Toll Gate House, attached to
Swinford Bridge (q.v.)
Toll house. 1767, for 4th Earl of Abingdon. Limestone ashlar; hipped stone slate
roof; rebuilt brick ridge stack. L-plan, with rear range along road. 2 storeys;
3-window range. Round-arched doorway frames plank door to right of 2 Diocletian
windows; flat arches over 3 first-floor windows, C19 and one C18 cross window
with 3 leaded lights to left; raised storey band. 2-storey rear wing, of coursed
limestone rubble with gabled stone slate roof and rebuilt ridge and C18 brick
end stacks: one-storey left side wall has timber lintels over two C20 doors,
canted bay window with casements and 2 narrow C18 shutters to ticket hatches.
Still in use as toll house.
(E. de Villiers, Swinford Bridge, 1769-1969, 1969).

Listing NGR: SP4428008650

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