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Toll Bar Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shenfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6312 / 51°37'52"N

Longitude: 0.3225 / 0°19'21"E

OS Eastings: 560839

OS Northings: 195038

OS Grid: TQ608950

Mapcode National: GBR YG.V9K

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.J8VD

Entry Name: Toll Bar Cottage

Listing Date: 21 October 1958

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373392

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Shenfield

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Shenfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/6/268 (North West side)
21/10/58 Toll Bar Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Old Toll Bar Cottage)


Toll house. Early C18, extended in C19 and C20. Timber-framed,
clad with red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red
clay tiles. C-plan with wings to SW and NW, original stack to
SE enclosed by lean-to extension, with C20 gabled porch
beyond. C19 and C20 extensions to NE. Single storey. All
windows are C20 casements. C20 plain boarded door. Some
weatherboarding on SW gable. Diamond shaft. `A.D. 1700' in C20
applied letters and numerals on SW elevation. The section of
the Great Essex Road from Shenfield to Ingatestone Town was
the first road in Essex to be turnpiked, by the Essex Trust in
1695. The turnpike is shown in Chapman and Andre's road map of
1777, and in J Cary, Survey of the High Roads from London.
(Booker J: Essex and the Industrial Revolution: 1974-: 18,
101-2, 116; Cary J: Survey of th High Roads from London:

Listing NGR: TQ6083995038

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