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HER Number:MDV24575
Name:Ashley Cottage, Exter Road, Tiverton


Small house, possibly originally a toll house, 18th or early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 948 112
Map Sheet:SS91SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SW/53
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485264

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Tiverton, 21 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV52494.

Probably 18th century toll-house, two storey cottage, thatched, wood casements and porch. Stands below road level.

Lowe, M. C., 1990, The Turnpike Trusts in Devon and their roads: 1753-1889, 52-53 (Article in Serial). SDV25125.

In 1758 Tiverton Turnpike Trust paid the toll gatherer at Ashley Gate towards the rent of the house at Ashley Gate instead of a toll house.

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

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Small house, possibly originally a toll house. Probably early 19th century. Slatestone rubble walls and very steep water reed thatched roof; stone stack left of centre. Small plan. Exterior: single storey; one-window road front. Central doorway to slight porch projection, the roof apexed over; planked door; old 12-pane two-light casement window left of doorway; louvered shutters. Interior not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV25125Article in Serial: Lowe, M. C.. 1990. The Turnpike Trusts in Devon and their roads: 1753-1889. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 122. A5 Paperback. 52-53.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84708 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV52494List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Tiverton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 21.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 15 2012 4:09PM