Carlton Toll House, Carlton in Lindrick
Small 19th century toll house
Period of construction:
1800 - 1849
Transport Trust plaque:
High Road, Carlton in Lindrick, Notts S81 9EF
This little toll house is thought to have been built for the Worksop to Retford Turnpike Trust in the 19th century.
It isÂ in the form of a lodge house with angular front. It is currently a domestic property but only minor changes to the original tollhouse structure have been made.
External features; two-storeys on canted bay front floor plan, having a hipped, hip over bay roof, with walls mainly of rough stone, roofed in pantile, square headed windows with casements, no porch with a round arch headed doorway; in angle of road junction. Stonework has been pointed but there are some cracks in the front wall. The tollhouse is butted onto similar stone cottages.
The building is Listed Grade II.
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Visible at all times but privately owned
How To Find:
By Road: OnÂ A60
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