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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1108562



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yealmpton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1981

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 100516

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SX 55 SE YEALMPTON YEALM BRIDGE 4/241 16/1/81 Yealm Bridge Toll House


Toll house. Circa early C19. Stone rubble. Slate hipped roof. Rectangular on plan with polygonal end to road. Two storeys. Three windows to road. Gothick two-centred arch windows with casements. First floor right and left blind. Central pointed arch doorway with plank double doors. Similar doorway on west side with pointed arch window above. Rendered chimney stack on east side. This toll house is on the Plympton to Modbury section of the Modbury Trust turnpike (Turnpike Act of 1759). The Yealm Bridge Toll-hut q.v. may be the original and this toll-house an early C19 replacement, or the toll-hut may have been built after this toll-house to combat the evasion of tolls. References: William Albert, the Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840, page 209. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, Department of Economic History, Exeter University, Devon Toll-Houses, pages 29 and 34.

Listing NGR: SX5907251956

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Albert, W, The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840, (1972), 209
Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, , Devon Toll Houses29 34

National Grid Reference: SX 59072 51956


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