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Latitude: 57.65 / 57°39'0"N
Longitude: -3.3979 / 3°23'52"W
OS Eastings: 316666
OS Northings: 863095
OS Grid: NJ166630
Mapcode National: GBR K8ZH.N7F
Mapcode Global: WH6J5.SZ49
Plus Code: 9C9RMJ22+2R
Entry Name: Toll Cottage, Alves
Listing Name: Newton, Toll Cottage
Listing Date: 25 April 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333228
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2328
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Heldon and Laich
Traditional County: Morayshire
1822, probably William Robertson. NE facing single
storey, 3-bay cottage. Harled, contrasting painted
tooled and polished ashlar margins and dressings. Centre
entrance with simple Roman Doric columned doorpiece;
flanking and gable windows, each with later cast cable
moulded ogee 'eyebrow' hoodmould decoration painted in
contrasting colours. 4-pane glazing in front windows,
original 9-pane in gable fenestration.
Centre pair ridge stacks with diamond flues; graded
piended local slate roof.
Later single storey wing at rear.
Burghead road, joining the main Elgin-Forres road,
opened in 1822. Alexander Forteath of Newton agreed "for
the sum of one hundred guineas to build and finish the
Toll House in a Substantial manner and to have it ready
for the reception of a Toll Keeper against 30th day of
William Robertson is known to have worked extensively
for Alexander Forteath and for the Trustees of the Earl