Local Toll Gates, Booths & Bars


General Points

There were many 17th and 18th century toll-bars, toll-booths, toll-gates, and toll-bridges on the turnpike roads in and around the district

These were manned by a pikeman who collected the tolls

The tolls went towards paying for the maintenance of the road

Local Examples

Ambler Thorn Toll House

Bailiff Bridge Toll House
Bar Lane Toll House, Rishworth
Bar Wood, Luddendenfoot
Birchcliffe Road Toll Bar, Hebden Bridge
Birks Bar, Walsden
Bonegate Toll Booth
Bradley Bar
Bridge Street Bar, Brighouse
Brow Bridge Toll Gate

Clifton Common Toll Bar
Coley Toll Bar
Commercial Street Bar, Hebden Bridge
Common Wood Head Bar, Hipperholme
Copley Toll Booth
Cross Stone Toll Bar

Dauber Bridge Toll House
Dryclough Toll Bar, Halifax

Elland Higher Toll Gate
Elland Lower Toll Gate
Elland Road Toll Bar, Brighouse
Ellistones Lane Toll House, Greetland

Friendly Bar
Friendly Toll House&44; Burnley Road

Gauxholme Toll House
Gibson Mill Toll Gate
Gibson's Bridge, Heptonstall
Godley Lane Toll Gate

Hebble End Bar, Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge Toll Bar
Hipperholme Toll Bar
Holme House Bar, Lightcliffe

Kilnhurst Toll Bar, Todmorden
Kilnhurst Toll House, Todmorden
King Cross Toll Gate
Kirklees Toll House, Brighouse
Knowle Top Bar, Lightcliffe

Lane Head Bar, Brighouse
Lee Bridge Toll Bar, Halifax
Lidget Gate Toll Gate
Lumbutts Road Toll House, Walsden

Naylor Lane Bar, Luddendenfoot
North Bridge Toll Bar
North Dean Toll Gate

Old Lane Chain Bar Toll Gate

Pecket Bar, Pecket Well

Raggalds Inn Bar, Queensbury
Rawroyds Mill, Elland
Ripponden Toll House
Rishworth Toll House

Sawood House Bar, Hipperholme
Scout Road Toll House, Mytholmroyd
Shelf Toll House
Smithy Carr Lane Toll Bar, Brighouse
Sowerby Bridge Toll Gate
Steanor Bottom Toll House, Walsden
Stump Cross Toll Gate

Waggon & Horses, Holywell Green
Wakefield Road Toll Gate, Sowerby Bridge
Walsden Toll Bar
Whiskum Toll Bar
White Lion Toll Bar, Hebden Bridge

© Malcolm Bull 2022
Revised 00:51 / 27th October 2022 / 6684

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