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HER Number:MDV23179
Name:Ermington, Tollhouse


Tollhouse at Ermington on the old Exeter to Plymouth road


Grid Reference:SX 637 528
Map Sheet:SX65SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishErmington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishERMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SW/29

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SX65SW5, 5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV150823.

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

Tollhouse at Ermington on the old Exeter to Plymouth road.

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

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

On the north-east corner of the junction of the B3210 Totnes-Plymouth and B3211 Ivybridge-Ermington roads, south of the village. A good example of an angle-fronted tollhouse with pointed windows and a recessed, pointed doorway. Very similar to Yealmbridge.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Jenkinson, T., 2018, Totnes to Plymouth (B3210/A3121/A379) (Report - Survey). SDV324109.

Toll collection point of the Totnes Turnpike Trust at Ermington.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150823Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SX65SW5. SX65SW. 5.
SDV324109Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2018. Totnes to Plymouth (B3210/A3121/A379). Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 305.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 22.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83742 ]
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 22.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3022 - Totnes to Plymouth (B3210/A3121/A379)

Date Last Edited:Feb 27 2019 1:57PM