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HER Number:MDV11439
Name:Toll House near Axminster


Slate hung octagonal toll-house on Axminster-Chard road.


Grid Reference:SY 302 983
Map Sheet:SY39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SY39NW8
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY39NW/4
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SY39NW8
  • Pastscape: 449762

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SY39NW8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV348678.

Ordnance Survey, 1809, Ordnance Survey 1 inch map (Cartographic). SDV348677.

Sheldon, L., 1933, Devon Toll-Houses., 300, 305, Fig 11 (Article in Serial). SDV341560.

Toll house half a mile beyond Axminster, on Chard Road. Slate hung, two storey octagonal building with a porch.

National Monuments Record, 2011, 449762 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV348679.

There is a slate hung toll-house half a mile beyond Axminster on the Axminster to Church road. The 1809 1 inch Ordnance Survey map shows a turn pike at SY30249832. Other details: SY39NW8: Record last updated: N/A.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 300, 305, Fig 11.
SDV348677Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1809. Ordnance Survey 1 inch map. Unknown.
SDV348678Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SY39NW8. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV348679National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2011. 449762. National Monuments Record Database. Website. [Mapped feature: #3165 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2011 3:38PM