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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1230648



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Todmorden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Feb-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 405475

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SD 91NW TODMORDEN (former M.B.) ROCHDALE ROAD SD 945198 (west side)

8/258 Steanor Bottom Toll House

22.11.66 (formerly listed as Steanor bottom old Toll Bar) II*

Toll house for the former 'Todmorden Turnpike Road'. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, semi-octagonal in plan. 2 outer faces are blind. The 3 sides fronting road present a symmetrical appearance. Doorway has large tie-stones. Over is semi-circular recess of the same size as windows with projecting sill and plain surrounds. Set within this is exact replica of toll board, the top of which reads: ' TODMORDEN TURNPIKE ROADS STEANOR BOTTOM BAR Tolls to be taken at this Bar under the Local Act: 1st & 2nd Geo. 4. cap.III.' Then follows list of tolls. Single light semi-circular headed windows to each floor, sashed with 16 panes. Return walls are watershot and have quoins. Gutter brackets and tripartite hip to roof. One dressed stack to rear which has single storey extension in keeping c.1980. A classic example of a toll house. K. Parry, Trans-Pennine Heritage, Hills, People and Transport, (1981), p.78.

Listing NGR: SD9451619835

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Parry, K, Trans Pennine Heritage Hills People and Transport, (1981), 78

National Grid Reference: SD 94516 19835


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