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HER Number:MDV1028
Name:Colleton Mills Tollhouse


19th century toll house at Colleton Mills


Grid Reference:SS 665 156
Map Sheet:SS61NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChulmleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHULMLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61NE/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS61NE6 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV337356.

Sheldon, L., 1933, Devon Toll-Houses., 305 (Article in Serial). SDV341560.

Rogers, W. H. H., 1942, Barnstaple Turnpike Trust, 157 (Article in Serial). SDV13579.

Colleton Mills house and site sold by the Barnstaple Turnpike Trustees in 1879 when the trust was closed down.

Minchinton, W. E., 1973, Industrial Archaeology in Devon, 4 (Monograph). SDV7016.

Kanefsky, J., 1976, Devon Tollhouses, 21 (Monograph). SDV7980.

Timms, S. C., 1981, Colleton Mills Tollhouse (Worksheet). SDV337355.

Colleton Mills toll-house visited on 26th March 1980. Single storey building of rubble construction with slate roof. Said to date from 1849. Located in southwest angle of A377 junction at Colleton Mills, and where the County Engineer is considering an improvement scheme.

Kanefsky, J., 1984, Devon Toll Houses (Pamphlet). SDV349663.

On the A377 Exeter to Barnstaple road, one and a half miles north-west of Chulmleigh on the south-west corner of the crossroads of the new and old roads. Built in 1849, it is similar to other Barnstaple tollhouses except that the projection at the front is at the north end rather than central.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13579Article in Serial: Rogers, W. H. H.. 1942. Barnstaple Turnpike Trust. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 74. A5 Hardback. 157.
SDV337355Worksheet: Timms, S. C.. 1981. Colleton Mills Tollhouse. Worksheet.
SDV337356Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS61NE6. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 305.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback.
SDV7016Monograph: Minchinton, W. E.. 1973. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Paperback Volume. 4.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 21.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 17 2015 11:07AM