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placename:- Toll Bar Cottage
site name:- road, Penrith to Keswick
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
toll gate; toll house; building/s
coordinates:- NY27442381
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2723


Toll Bar Cottage -- road, Penrith to Keswick -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- 3.4.2006

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 92:-
... At the distance of half-a-mile from Keswick, on the Penrith road, just through the toll-bar, a bridge crosses the Greta. ...
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old directory:- Jollie 1811

Guide book, Jollie's Cumberland Guide and Directory, published by Francis Jollie and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1811.
Foster Thomas, Brigham toll-gate

placename:- Brigham Tollgate
date:- 1811
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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Turnpike Gate
line across road to Penrith, and toll house
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Late C18, stone and slate with a slate roof, 1 and 2 storeys, built on hillside. Casement windows with small panes. Polygonal projection with pyramidal roof, a blocked round-arched window in front on ground floor, a small window above, and a casement on ground floor at each side. Single storeyed flanking wings with catslide roofs.

placename:- Toll Bar Cottage
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY27442380
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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