YEALM BRIDGE TOLL HUT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306551
Date first listed:
19-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
YEALM BRIDGE TOLL HUT

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Location

Statutory Address:
YEALM BRIDGE TOLL HUT

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Yealmpton
National Grid Reference:
SX 59318 52013

Details

SX 55 SE YEALMPTON YEALM BRIDGE 4/255 Yealm Bridge Toll-Hut

II

Toll-keeper's shelter. Circa later C18 or early C19. Small stone rubble hut, square on plan with very steeply pitched stone corbelled roof with gable to front. Arched entrance at front. Small square look-out opening on west side. Circular interior with small square niche (or blocked opening) on east side. Completely overgrown with ivy at time of survey 1983/4. Note: This toll-hut is on the Plympton to Modbury section of the Modbury Trust turnpike (Turnpike Act of 1759). It may have been built then or soon after 1759 and therefore the original toll-house before the Yealm Bridge Toll-house qv was built in the early C19 to combat the evasion of tolls. References: The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840 by William Albert, page 209. Devon Toll-houses pages 29 and 34, Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, Department of Economic History, Exeter University.

Listing NGR: SX5931852013

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
100517
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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