Brayton Gate Toll House, Selby
Small 19th century toll house, a rare survivor in Yorkshire
Period of construction:
1800 - 1849
Transport Trust plaque:
Doncaster Road, Brayton, Selby YO8 9HD
Built by a Turnpike Trust in the 19th century as a lodge cottage with a protruding front, it is currently a domestic property with only minor changes to the original tollhouse structure.
It is single-storey on polygonal-bay front with two wings, with walls of render, roof of slate, square headed windows with modern glazing, a blocked front with a window replacing the doorway. It has distinctively overhanging eaves.
The building is Listed Grade II.
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Visible at all times but now in private occupation
How To Find:
By Road: On A19,Â south of Selby.
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