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HER Number:MDV72159
Name:Tolcis House, Axminster


Tolcis House was a 15C/16C hall house with later extensions & alteration


Grid Reference:ST 277 007
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Clements, H. A., Report on Buildings at Risk in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, 99 (Report - non-specific). SDV344049.

Building in fair condition. Not at risk.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Large L-shaped building shown on OS 25" (1880s) map which was extended to the south by 1906. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1906) map.

English Heritage, 1983, Axminster, LBS No 87654 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV320727.

Tolcis House 15C/16C hall house, floored and with later alterations. Coursed stone with slate roof with gabled ends. Two storeys. Three window range. 19C sashes and doorway to right hand with modern conservatory. Late 19C roughcast gabled wing to right hand (east). Brick ridge chimney stacks. Interior: three jointed cruck trusses to central hall, now floored. Centre ground floor room has heavily moulded ceiling beams and chamfered wooden fireplace bressummer. Heavy chamfered ceiling beam in south west end.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320727List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 1983. Axminster. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. LBS No 87654.
SDV344049Report - non-specific: Clements, H. A.. Report on Buildings at Risk in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. Devon County Council Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 99.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV1944Related to: Tolcis (Monument)
MDV72161Related to: Tolcis Cottage and Rose Cottage, Axminster (Building)
MDV79340Related to: Tolcis Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV72158Related to: Tolcis Farmhouse, Tolcis Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 14 2011 11:16AM