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Scarcroft Toll Bar at Junction with Wetherby Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Scarcroft, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8718 / 53°52'18"N

Longitude: -1.446 / 1°26'45"W

OS Eastings: 436522

OS Northings: 441876

OS Grid: SE365418

Mapcode National: GBR LRBN.QT

Mapcode Global: WHDB5.RYM5

Entry Name: Scarcroft Toll Bar at Junction with Wetherby Road

Listing Date: 2 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425464

Location: Scarcroft, Leeds, LS14

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Scarcroft

Built-Up Area: Scarcroft

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorner St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SCARCROFT THORNER LANE
SE34SE LS14 (north side)
SE365418

7/166 Scarcroft Toll Bar
at junction with
Wetherby Road
2.9.85

- II

Toll-bar house, unoccupied. Early-mid C19. Hammer-dressed stone, stone
slate roof. Single storey. 2 cells with direct-entry into 2nd cell.
Doorway has monolithic lintel and 6-panel door with raised-and-fielded panels.
To left a small window with lintel and projecting sill. Ridge stack at
junction of the 2 cells. Right-hand return has window with lintel and projecting
sill with deep chamfer retaining 4-pane sash. Left-hand return has small
opening with ventilated board, probably a coal-shute.

A toll bar on the former Collingham Turnpike c1826, part of the Leeds-Wetherby
Turnpike. That the building existed in 1841 is proved by the Census for that
year which mentions "Marmaduke Dickinson, 65. Toll collector at Scarcroft Bar".


Listing NGR: SE3652241876

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

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