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HER Number:MDV10410
Name:Former Toll House, High Street, East Budleigh


Toll House formerly attached to 5 High Street. A small plaque on the wall records its demolition in 1977.


Grid Reference:SY 066 847
Map Sheet:SY08SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 448655
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SE/16

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SY08SE10 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV346604.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Map object based on this Source.

Sheldon, L., 1933, Devon Toll-Houses., 306 (Article in Serial). SDV341560.

Probably erected when the bridge replaced the ford. Square, slightly tapering from ground to eaves, corners chamfered and adorned with simple design in plaster-work.

Department of Environment, 1949, St Thomas RD, 50 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV339051.

East Budleigh, Bridge Toll house. Round House, East Budleigh is an 18th or early 19th century, two storey, stucco building, with a pointed slate roof, and six sides narrowing towards the top. The corners are rusticated quoins narrowing towards the bottom. The two front sides have pilasters with roundels in the centre.

Kanefsky, J., 1976, Devon Tollhouses, 22 (Monograph). SDV7980.

Kanefsky, J., 1984, Devon Toll Houses, 22 (Pamphlet). SDV349663.

On the west side of the road south of the bridge at East Budleigh, in the middle of the village, an ornate octagonal building joined onto a thatched house.

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: East Budleigh, 5, 9, 11 (Report - non-specific). SDV346582.

Toll House south of the bridge was octagonal and ornate, and attached to a larger thatched house. Other details: Photograph.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2172 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

18th/early 19th century round tollhouse. Probably built when bridge replace the ford. Listed Grade II*.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

No 5 High Street. Cottage, formerly 2 cottages. High up on the wall at the left end there is a small plaque which records the demolition in 1977 of a toll house with unusually fine architectural detail which formerly stood in front here. Other details: LBS 86278.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.

Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339051List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1949. St Thomas RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 50.
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 306.
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV346582Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: East Budleigh. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5, 9, 11.
SDV346604Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SY08SE10. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 22.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2172.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 22.

Associated Monuments

MDV79404Related to: 5 High Street, East Budleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2016 10:27AM