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HER Number:MDV7381
Name:Pixon Toll Cottage


Early 19th century toll house on the Tavistock-Launceston road. An octagonal, slate-hung, two storey building, with a hipped roof.


Grid Reference:SX 472 746
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/63
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 93465

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL HOUSE (Early, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Toll-house on the Tavistock-Launceston road.

Kanefsky, J., 1976, Devon Tollhouses, 24 (Monograph). SDV7980.

An early 19th century octagonal slate-hung two storey building with hipped roof.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, 1980, SX47SE26 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV350203.

There is a toll house on the Launceston road, Tavistock. TDA 65 1933 306 (Sheldon, L.)

Pixon Cottage, formerly a tollhouse stands at the junction of Old and New Launceston roads. It is an early 19th century octagonal slate hung two storey building with an octagonal hipped roof and a central chimney. DOE 1950 12 + Devon Tollhouses 1976 24 (Kenfsky, J.)

Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 27 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

Pixon Cottage. Early 19th century. A former toll-house. Two-storey octagonal slate hung cottage with octagonal hipped roof with central chimney and one-storey portion built on to south-east. Wooden casements. Porch with segmental hood.

Kanefsky, J., 1984, Devon Toll Houses, 24 (Pamphlet). SDV349663.

In the fork of the new and old Launceston roads half a mile west of Tavistock, facing the new road, an octagonal slate-hung two storey building with a central chimney.

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

Pixon Toll Cottage.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272550List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Tavistock. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 27.
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 306.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #101146 ]
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 24.
SDV350203Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977, 1980. SX47SE26. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 24.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2018 9:18AM