Record Details

NHER Number:17878
Type of record:Building
Name:Toll Bar House, Magdalen High Street


A Tollhouse is shown on this site on Bryant's map of 1826. The current building dates from around this time, and is of whitewashed brick with a slate roof. It has a central half-hexagonal bay with a hipped roof that protrudes into the road, with two-light Y-tracery Gothick casements.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 5969 1177
Map Sheet:TF51SE

Full description

Tollbar marked on 1836 1st edition 1 inch Ordnance Survey (S1).
Has half-hexagonal bay protruding into road, with Gothick windows.
S. White (NAU), 22 January 1982.

Press cutting (S2) in file.

A single storey building, in good condition except that the central pointed doorway has a door which is hanging off its hinges.
E. Rose (NLA), 26 July 1993.

Architects plans (1994) (S3) in file.

Also shown on Bryant's map 1826 (S4).
E. Rose (NLA), November 2001.

September 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Toll Bar House, Magdalen High Street.
Tollhouse, now private. Around 1830. Whitewashed brick with slate roof. One storey. Central demi-hexagonal bay with hipped roof: arched door in centre, canted sides with two-light Y traceried Gothick casements. One bay either side with one similar casement each. Hipped roof with two symmetrical ridge stacks.
Information from (S5).

Monument Types

  • TOLL HOUSE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1995. Sale advertisement. 22 September.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1990. House may get grants. 20 November.
<S3>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S4>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
<S5>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152779.

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