Record Details

NHER Number:19255
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval Toll House, Thornton's Bridge

Summary

This single storey rendered house has a central projecting three-sided windowed bay opposite the bridge. It is marked on a map of 1826 as a Tollhouse, presumably to control the river crossing.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5743 1394
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:TILNEY CUM ISLINGTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
TILNEY ST LAWRENCE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Toll house?
Single storey rendered house with central projecting three-sided windowed bay opposite bridge. Window in facade to each side of projection. Strongly resembles a toll house.
Visit and compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 15 June 1983.

Yes (S1) marks as Thornton's Bridge and gate with 'TB' for toll bar.
E. Rose (NLA), November 2001.

Monument Types

  • TOLL HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

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