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Toll House Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5402 / 51°32'24"N

Longitude: -3.3729 / 3°22'22"W

OS Eastings: 304883

OS Northings: 183260

OS Grid: ST048832

Mapcode National: GBR HP.G0BY

Mapcode Global: VH6DX.HK74

Entry Name: Toll House Cottage

Listing Date: 29 June 1993

Last Amended: 18 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13536

Building Class: Transport

Location: Cut into the slope at the junction of the B4595 and A473, at the base of the High Street which climbs up to the centre of Llantrisant.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Town: Pontyclun

Community: Llantrisant

Community: Llantrisant

Built-Up Area: Llantrisant

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Dated 1785 with C19 alterations including the addition of an upper storey. Built as a turnpike toll house at the Southgate entrance to Llantrisant.

Exterior

Small 2-storey 2-window cottage facing S. Roughcast, mainly over stone with some red brick, under a slate roof. Cut-down yellow brick end stack to L. Stone quoins and rounded angle to L at ground floor level. Stone band over ground floor which may mark the height of the original building. Central panelled door with timber lintel, partly boarded over, flanked by tall square-headed window openings with stone sills. Similar shorter windows aligned above, that to the L formerly displaying a 4-pane sash. All the windows are now boarded over. A datestone is positioned centrally, towards the top of the wall, inscribed 'L I 1785'. Disused and overgrown, the W gable end and rear not visible. Adjoined by a later building to the E.

Interior

No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a former toll house retaining its character, and for its historic interest relating to turnpike roads.

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