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Old Toll House

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunston, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2883 / 52°17'17"N

Longitude: -1.2123 / 1°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 453827

OS Northings: 265865

OS Grid: SP538658

Mapcode National: GBR 8RM.DBK

Mapcode Global: VHCV4.XRZ5

Entry Name: Old Toll House

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360958

Location: Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Braunston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

4/71 Old Toll House


Pair of houses and former Canal Toll Office. Early/mid C19. Brick, hipped
corrugated tile roof, brick stacks. 2 storeys and cellar; 3 bays. Doorways in
left and right bays have moulded wood surrounds. 6-panel doors and moulded
timber hoods on brackets. Central 6-pane sash window with painted brick lintel.
Similar windows to first floor. Cellar entrance with concrete lintel on left
side. Sash window in recessed brick arch above. 2-storey canted bay with sash
windows on right side facing canal. Extension at rear, probably the former toll
collection office. Brick, one stormy; 2 bays. Doorway with flat arched brick
frame and plank door in left bay. Window with similar frame and old iron glaz'ing
bars to right. Interior not inspected. The Grand Junction Canal was authorised
by Act of Parliament in I793, The Braunston section was complete by 1796. In
1929 it was taken over by the Grand Union Canal Company and the name was
(A.H. Faulkner: The Grand Junction Canal, 1972).

Listing NGR: SP5382765865

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