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Toll Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Montgomery (Trefaldwyn), Powys

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Latitude: 52.5479 / 52°32'52"N

Longitude: -3.1333 / 3°7'59"W

OS Eastings: 323247

OS Northings: 295058

OS Grid: SO232950

Mapcode National: GBR B0.DK8Q

Mapcode Global: VH686.M7X2

Plus Code: 9C4RGVX8+5M

Entry Name: Toll Cottage

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17370

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in the detached part of Churchstoke Community on the B4385 between Churchstoke and Montgomery. The cottage faces directly onto the road and has a small garden to the S.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Montgomery (Trefaldwyn)

Community: Montgomery

Locality: Weston Madoc

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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2 bay, 2 storey cottage. Rubble masonry under a tile roof with a red brick end stack. Central doorway, with plain, planked door in a simple doorcase. There is a recessed panel above with a brick arched head, which was probably used for displaying toll charges. 2 window range. 4-pane wooden casement windows rising to the eaves on the first floor. The ground storey windows are under segmental brick arched heads, and contain glazing bars forming lancet-shaped heads, lending a Gothic appearance. There is a brick lean-to to the N, possibly a toilet block, with a planked door and a 4-pane casement window. There are small windows in the S gable. The rear was not accessible.


No access to the interior at time of inspection (February 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unaltered example of an early C19 toll cottage of picturesque character, associated with turnpiking and milestones.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milestone
    Located in the verge on the E side of the B4385 in the detached section of Churchstoke, not far from Montgomery.
  • II Llwynobin Farmhouse and adjoining range of farm buildings on SW side of yard
    Situated down drive running from west side of B4385 road on SE side of town, 1.25km approx from town centre.
  • II Great Weston Farmhouse
    Located in the detached part of Churchstoke Community in a low lying area. The farmhouse is slightly raised above the surrounding ground and there are modern farm buildings to the front and rear.
  • II Pen-y-Bryn Hall
    Hall and outbuildings located in the detached part of Churchstoke Community in a low lying position. The hall is situated within parkland, and the front faces a raised garden with views to the lake b
  • II Milestone on Bishops Castle Road
    Situated on W side some 400m SE of the town.
  • II Lymore Farmhouse
    Situated in Lymore Park, reached by long drive from crossroads on Chirbury Road.
  • II Lymore Farm Bakehouse
    Situated just NE of Lymore, approached by path along N side of farmhouse.
  • II Lymore Gardens
    Situated down long drive from Chirbury Road crossroads, to E of former mansion site.

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