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HER Number:MDV1867
Name:Copper Castle Toll House, King's Road, Honiton

Summary

Copper Castle Toll House. Early 19th century former toll house said to have had a copper roof.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 171 004
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SE/6
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 443094

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV350148.

Photograph.


Sheldon, L., 1933, Devon Toll-Houses., 65, Plate 17, Figure 1 (Article in Serial). SDV341560.

Copper Castle Toll House. Rounded and of one storey with battlements. Windows tall and pointed, with small wooden porch. Wrought iron gates which formerly stretched across the road. Now set back and never closed. Sole survivor (with Quay Lane Toll House) of the seven toll houses and gates which barred entrances to Honiton.


Department of Environment, 1972, Honiton, 30-31. (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337401.

Dated 21/03/1972. Early 19th century former toll house said to have had a copper roof. Roughcast cottage with round end to the road. Castellated parapet, tall gothic windows and blank panel. Gothic door with rendered porch and quatrefoil window over. Lean-to additional on the eastern side.

Early 19th century large, circular cast iron gate piers with acorn caps and iron gates. Also Grade II listed. Moved to widen road.


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


Kanefsky, J., 1984, Devon Toll Houses, 21 (Pamphlet). SDV349663.

On the south side of the A35 Axminster road, three quarters of a mile from Honiton, a crenellated building with tall windows that serve both storeys, and a porch on the rounded front. Notable for both its unusual design and the survival of its ornate iron toll-gates, now set back from the road.


Collings, A. G. + Weddell, P. J., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Former SWW Depot at Kings Road, Honiton, 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV336238.


Burley, N., 2002, Listed Building Consent Application: Relocation of Toll Gates, Copper Castle, Honiton (Correspondence). SDV347457.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336238Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Weddell, P. J.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Former SWW Depot at Kings Road, Honiton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.52. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
SDV337401List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Honiton. Historic Houses Register. Website. 30-31..
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 65, Plate 17, Figure 1.
SDV347457Correspondence: Burley, N.. 2002. Listed Building Consent Application: Relocation of Toll Gates, Copper Castle, Honiton. Letters, Plans and Photos. A4 Stapled.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82298 ]
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 21.
SDV350148Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. ST10SE27. 30. Card Index.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback.

Associated Monuments

MDV80291Related to: Toll Gates at Copper Castle Toll House, King's Road, Honiton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 4:04PM