SU2774 : Toll Cottage, Aldbourne

taken 7 years ago, near to Aldbourne, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Toll Cottage, Aldbourne
Toll Cottage, Aldbourne
The appearance of this charming little cottage is enhanced by the lovely display of hanging baskets. From the listing record:

'Toll cottage, c1814. Brick and flint, part rendered. Thatched roof.
1-storey and attic, 3 bays, the centre bay with canted front
projection and central door. Door and windows of projection with 2-
centred pointed brick arches and leaded lights in 'Y' pattern, and
provided with shutters. Windows to end bays leaded with triple
lobed heads. Fluted wood pilasters at end corners with top
roundel. 2-centred dormer over projection within thatched roof,
which is hipped and carried out to form wide overhanging walkway
supported on twinned slender iron columns. Thatch drawn down to
rear over vertical boarded extension with flush dormer. Stack in
rear slope.'

The Swindon to Hungerford Road was turnpiked 1813-1874.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 July, 2010
Category
Toll house (former)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 2766 7412 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.9228N 1:36.1930W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 2765 7410
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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