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HER Number:MDV14089
Name:Castle Gate House, or Jampot Cottage


Former tollhouse, erected by Tiverton Turnpike Trust in the late 18th century. Also known as Jampot Cottage.


Grid Reference:SS 952 136
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/63

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (Late, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)

Full description

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

'Castle Gate House' shown.

Kanefsky, J., 1976, Devon Tollhouses, 27, No 66 (Monograph). SDV7980.

Edginton, C., 1976, Tiverton's Industrial Archaeology, 12, 14 (Monograph). SDV46908.

Kanefsky, J., 1984, Devon Toll Houses, 27 (Pamphlet). SDV349663.

On the west side of the A396 Bampton road, half a mile north of Tiverton. A square two-storey building with ornamental eaves.

Higbee, L. + Collings, A. G., 2000, Archaeological Recording at Tiverton High School and East Devon College Campuses, Tiverton, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV323421.

Site of tollhouse erected by Tiverton Turnpike Trust in the late 18th century. Known locally as 'Jampot Villa' or 'Jampot Cottage'.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Building labelled 'Castle Gate House' and 'Jampot Cottage'

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SS91SE19 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV349400.

A tollhouse of the Tiverton Trust, situated on the west side of the A396, originally known as Castle Gate. A square two-storeyed building with ornamental eaves (Ordnance Survey citing Kanefsky and Edginton).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323421Report - Assessment: Higbee, L. + Collings, A. G.. 2000. Archaeological Recording at Tiverton High School and East Devon College Campuses, Tiverton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 00.57. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349400Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SS91SE19. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 27.
SDV46908Monograph: Edginton, C.. 1976. Tiverton's Industrial Archaeology. Tiverton's Industrial Archaeology. Unknown. 12, 14.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 27, No 66.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 10 2015 4:57PM