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Old Toll House

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.6888 / 52°41'19"N

Longitude: -4.0526 / 4°3'9"W

OS Eastings: 261361

OS Northings: 312103

OS Grid: SH613121

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.3LTS

Mapcode Global: WH56S.QPD1

Entry Name: Old Toll House

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5206

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located at the SW end of the village where the coastal road climbs the hills overlooking Barmouth Bay. On an angle site with the beach road branching to the R. Located at the SW end of the village w

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Locality: Friog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Toll house probably contemporary with the construction of the turnpike road at the end of the C18. Assessed in February 1862 as producing รบ50. 5s per annum.


Single storey; L-plan of whitewashed rubble with slate roof towards Friog and stone slates to rear. Canted bay to N end with hipped roof and projecting porch facing main road; ribbed, boarded door. Central rubble stack with plain cornice and weather coursing; cross-gable to rear with later extension. Simple, slightly recessed 4-pane windows with small casement openings. 2 small C20 skylights to NE pitch of cross-gable.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved example of a scarce building type withspecial historic interest.

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