Information for record number MWA1908:
Site of Toll House on Southam Rd/Fosse Way

Summary The site of a toll house, where tolls were collected from travellers using the toll road. The toll house is marked on the Tithe Award Map of 1843. It was situated at the junction of Southam Road and Fosse Way, Radford Semele.
What Is It?  
Type: Toll House
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Radford Semele
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 36 63
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
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Source Number  

1 Tollhouse marked at the junction of the Fosse and Southam Road.
2 A gentleman wrote in 1913 that he could remember a toll bar on the Fosse.

Source No: 2
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Radford Semele
Author/originator: Parsons L
Page Number: 64
Source No: 1
Source Type: Map
Title: Tithe Award Map
Date: 1843
Page Number: DR 156:8
Volume/Sheet: Ashow
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument TOLL HOUSE * A house by a toll gate or toll bridge where tolls are collected. back
monument TOLL ROAD * A road whose upkeep and repair was financed by the exaction of a toll. back

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