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HER Number:MDV63956
Name:North Gate Toll House


Small building shown on 19th century maps, probably a toll house of the Tiverton Turnpike Trust, and erected in the late 18th century.


Grid Reference:ST 015 074
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/123

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Small building marked on plot 710.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Small building shown on the south side of the road to the south-east of North House.

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

Possible site of a toll gate. In May 1767 the Tiverton Turnpike Trust ordered a gate or chain to be erected near a cottage called 'Norths House' .

Richards, A., 2001, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349691.

A building at this location was called 'North Gate' on the Ordnance Survey (1966) 1:2500 map.

Collings, A. G., 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Land between Knowle Lane and Tiverton Road, Cullompton, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV344974.

The Tithe Apportionment lists Turnpike Gate House. Historic maps show a building extending into the highway which may be the site of the house and gate.

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.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344974Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Land between Knowle Lane and Tiverton Road, Cullompton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.58. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV349691Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 2001.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4834 - Archaeological Assessment off Knowle Lane, Cullompton

Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2012 2:28PM