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The Toll House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7581 / 52°45'29"N

Longitude: -3.9037 / 3°54'13"W

OS Eastings: 271631

OS Northings: 319532

OS Grid: SH716195

Mapcode National: GBR 60.Z676

Mapcode Global: WH56H.0XDY

Plus Code: 9C4RQ35W+6G

Entry Name: The Toll House

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16148

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated prominently at the junction between the A 470 and the old road to Dolgellau via Llanelltyd bridge.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Early C19 cottage, subsequently in use as a toll house,at which period a large gabled porch was added. Rubble construction on one-and-a-half storeys with a slate roof and tiled ridge; squat end chimney to the R. Symmetrical front with large central porch. The tariff slate (?) is boarded up in a road-facing recess and the entrance is to the R side; here a 2-panel Victorian door. Tall 6-pane window to the L return andweather-coursing at the junction with the main block. This has 4-pane later C19 sash windows and on the first floor two 4-pane casements breaking the eaves and contained within wide gabled dormers. Adjoining to the L a small lean-to with corrugated iron roof and rubble parapet to the road side.


Plain 2-room interior with plank partition to L and C19 beamed ceilings.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest and for group value with other listed items in Llanelltyd.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Awelon
    Set back slightly at the junction of the A 496 and the A 470 onthe N side of the old Barmouth road; raised up on a rubble-walled terrace reached by slate steps.
  • II Tynllan
    Located immediately to the S of St. Illtyd's parish church andabutting its churchyard revetment wall; accessed via tracks to therear of the church, leading from the A 470.
  • II Bryn
    Located immediately to the S of St. Illtyd's parish church andabutting its churchyard revetment wall; accessed via tracks to therear of the church, leading from the A 470.
  • II* Parish Church of St Illtyd including churchyard walls and gatepiers
    Set back slightly from the main road on a slight rise; set within its own circular, walled churchyard.
  • II The Old Post Office
    Located on the main Llanelltyd village lane (the former Barmouth road) immediately to the N of the new A496 replacement road.
  • II Pont Wnin
    Spanning the Afon Wnin on a bend in the centre of Llanelltyd village and formerly the main road bridge; immediately N of the present, modern road bridge.
  • II Tan Llan
    Situated at the eastern extremity of Llanelltyd village some 50mSE of the main road; sited against the gentle slope of the hill and accessed via a metalled drive leading E from the church lane.
  • II Coach House and Stable Block at Tan Llan
    Located immediately NE of Tan Llan.

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