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Turnpike Shelter at East End of Mythe Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0019 / 52°0'6"N

Longitude: -2.1628 / 2°9'45"W

OS Eastings: 388922

OS Northings: 233734

OS Grid: SO889337

Mapcode National: GBR 1JK.D1G

Mapcode Global: VH93M.GYH6

Entry Name: Turnpike Shelter at East End of Mythe Bridge

Listing Date: 27 July 1973

Last Amended: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376566

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO83SE A438, The Mythe
859-1/2/390 (East side)
27/07/73 Turnpike shelter at east end of
Mythe Bridge
(Formerly Listed as:
Turnpike Shelter (facing the
Tollhouse) Mythe Bridge)


Shelter for toll keeper. 1826. Probably from Telford's studio.
Sandstone, slate roof. A small polygonal structure at the
downstream side of bridge at its E end, opposite the Toll
House (qv). It is carried down to lower bank level beyond
roadway; heavily overgrown at time of survey (July 1991). The
work above road level is in ashlar, but below is coursed lias.
A central panelled door in 4-centred arch is flanked on splays
by small side lights. Hipped roof. The former toll gates
reputed to be at Bredon, Worcs.

Listing NGR: SO8892233734

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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