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HER Number:MDV14551
Name:Bushouse, Lodge Hill

Summary

Bushouse, a single storey tollhouse half a mile from Okehampton, with a round end, a pointed tiled roof and a tall chimney.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 584 953
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59NE/30

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Sheldon, L., 1933, Devon Toll-Houses., 301,305 list,figure 2 (Article in Serial). SDV341560.

Buss House, a small one-storeyed tollhouse on the Hatherleigh road, half a mile from Okehampton.


Kanefsky, J., 1976, Devon Tollhouses, 20 (Monograph). SDV7980.


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

A single storey cottage on the A386 Okehampton to Great Torrington road a quarter of a mile north of Okehampton, in the arms of the fork of two roads leading into the town. It was originally thatched but now has a tiled roof which, with its round end, pointed roof and tall chimney make it one of the most attractive of all Devon tollhouses.


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


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SX59NE15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV349568.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 301,305 list,figure 2.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349568Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SX59NE15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 20.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2015 4:26PM