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HER Number:MDV9227
Name:New Cross Cottage, Kingsteignton


Converted 19th century toll house.


Grid Reference:SX 864 741
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/27
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85370
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX87SE22

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

New Cross Tollhouse, near Newton Abbot, on the old Exeter-Plymouth road.

Kanefsky, J., 1976, Devon Tollhouses, 25 (Monograph). SDV7980.

Toll House of the Totnes Trust, with angled front and a porch at the side.

Harris, R., 1977, King's Teignton (Monograph). SDV284175.

Situated at New Cross, but now demolished.

Mitchell, M., 1979, Ball Clay Survey of South Devon, Worksheet 14 (Archive - Survey). SDV341500.

Toll House at New Cross, the junction of the old Exeter-Plymouth Road and the Kingsteignton-Chudleigh Road. Presumably dates to the time of the turnpike roads. Thought to now be a private dwelling.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980 - 1983, SX87SE22 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV342759.

Bovey, 1983, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV342758.

The toll house is now being renovated internally. In a good state of repair.

Kanefsky, J., 1984, Devon Toll Houses, 25 (Pamphlet). SDV349663.

Two miles north of Newton Abbot on the Kingsteignton to Chudleigh road (B3193) at the crossroads with a minor road. Situated in the north fork, it is unusual in that it has the porch on the side rather than on the angled front.

Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 19, 24 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 5, site 66; figure 6, site 32.

Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Newcross and Broadway Mineral Sites, Kingsteignton, Devon, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV342756.

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

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

New Cross Cottage, Chudleigh Road. Toll house, converted to cottage. Probably 1824, the date of the turnpike between Bellamarsh and Newcross. Colourwashed and plastered with a slate roof and 2 rear lateral stacks. Single-depth main range canted at the left end and probably 2 rooms wide with an entrance into the left hand room and a second entrance on the right end into the right hand room. Single-storey rear addition wrapping round the rear right corner. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2 window front with a gabled porch with a round-headed outer doorway at the left. 1 ground floor 2-light casement, 2 panes per light; 2 similar first floor windows. The left end of the range is canted with 1 similar ground floor and 1 similar first floor window. 2nd porch on right end of main range. Date listed: 30th September 1982.

Department of Environment, 28/04/1987, Kingsteignton, 75 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289967.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV284175Monograph: Harris, R.. 1977. King's Teignton. King's Teignton. Unknown.
SDV289967List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 28/04/1987. Kingsteignton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 75.
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 19, 24.
SDV341500Archive - Survey: Mitchell, M.. 1979. Ball Clay Survey of South Devon. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Survey of the Ball Clay Industry of . Mixed Archive Material. Worksheet 14.
SDV341560Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1933. Devon Toll-Houses.. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. A5 Hardback. 305.
SDV342756Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Newcross and Broadway Mineral Sites, Kingsteignton, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV342758Personal Comment: Bovey. 1983. Not Applicable.
SDV342759Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980 - 1983. SX87SE22. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109492 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349663Pamphlet: Kanefsky, J.. 1984. Devon Toll Houses. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. A5 Paperback. 25.
SDV7980Monograph: Kanefsky, J.. 1976. Devon Tollhouses. Devon Tollhouses. A5 Paperback. 25.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4541 - Archaeological Assessment of Newcross and Broadway Mineral Sites
  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2015 4:01PM