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HER Number:MDV21187
Name:Forches Cross Toll House

Summary

A large square two-storey tollhouse with a large porch is situated at Forges Cross 1.75 miles from Newton Abbot. Shown on the Tithe Map of 1840.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 842 732
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SW/68
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX87SW 15
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX87SW 25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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


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


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977 - 1983, SX87SW 15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV341559.

There is a toll house at Highweek, Newton Abbot.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1979 - 1983, SX87SW 25 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV341558.


Unknown, 1983, Untitled Source (Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry). SDV341550.

Toll house, cottage and garden shown in field number 666 on Tithe Map (1840).


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

Forges Cross. On the north-west corner of the crossroads of the A382 Newton Abbot to Bovey Tracey road with a minor road, 1.75 miles from Newton Abbot. A large square two-storey building with a large porch, now joined to another house.


Unknown, 1993, Forches Cross Toll House (Ground Photograph). SDV341561.


Adam, N., J. + Cox, P. W. + Chandler, J., 2001, Stover Ball Clay Works ROMPS, Teigngrace, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV341497.

Other details: Site 22.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341497Report - Assessment: Adam, N., J. + Cox, P. W. + Chandler, J.. 2001. Stover Ball Clay Works ROMPS, Teigngrace, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. 0201/1/1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV341550Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry: Unknown. 1983.
SDV341558Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979 - 1983. SX87SW 25. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341559Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977 - 1983. SX87SW 15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 306.
SDV341561Ground Photograph: Unknown. 1993. Forches Cross Toll House. Unknown. Slide.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 22.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 22.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4418 - Archaeological Assessment of Stover Ball Clay Works Romps, Teigngrace, Devon

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2015 8:21AM