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Old Tollbooth

A Category B Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.05 / 55°3'0"N

Longitude: -2.9605 / 2°57'37"W

OS Eastings: 338732

OS Northings: 573257

OS Grid: NY387732

Mapcode National: GBR 7BR1.VH

Mapcode Global: WH7Z9.HBGF

Entry Name: Old Tollbooth

Listing Date: 12 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334588

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3529

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward/Division: Longtown & Rockcliffe

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Single storey tollhouse, set on slope, with basement at rear (east). West elevation: stugged grey ashlar with polished margins (flanks cherry-caulked and snecked red ashlar); canted 3-bay centre (originally crenellated) with door left with fanlight, single window right. Sash windows with 12-pane glazing pattern; eaves band; corniced central axial stack; piended roof, with projecting eaves, covered with graded slates. Modern glazed porch at south; low wing at east.

Statement of Interest

Similar tollhouses at Langholm and at Fiddleton Bar, Ewes

parish.

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