Heritage Locations

Old Lodge Toll House, Tavistock


Late 18th century toll house on the Tavistock to Ashburton turnpike road

Constructor:
Unclassified

Period of construction:
1750 - 1799

Transport Trust plaque:
No

Transport Mode:
Road

Address:
Mount Tavy Road, Tavistock PL19 9JF

Postcode:
PL19 9JF

Nearest Town:
Tavistock

Heritage Centre:
No


This charming single story toll house is located on the road out of Tavistock towards Ashburton.

This was one of the Devon Turnpikes built in the latter part of the 18th century.


Bibliography:

Addison, Sir William, The Old Roads of England, Harper Collins, ISBN-10: 0713417145 (1980)

Albert, W., The Turnpike Road System in England 1663- 1840, Cambridge University Press, ISBN-10: O521033918 (1972)

Barker, Theo & Gerhold, Dorian, The Rise and Rise of Road Transport, 1700-1990, Cambridge University Press, ISBN-10: 0521557739 (1995)

Davies, Hugh, Roman Roads, Shire Publications, ISBN-10: 074780690X (2008)

Gerhold, Dorian, Carriers and Coachmasters: Trade and Travel Before the Turnpikes, Phillimore & Co,ISBN-10: 1860773273 (2005)

Hindle, P., Roads and Tracks for Historians, Phillimore & Co, ISBN-10: 1860771823 (2001)

Hindley, G., History of the Roads.,Peter Davies, ISBN-10: 0806502908 (1971)

Jackson, Gibbard, From Track to Highway: A Book of British Roads, Ivor Nicholson & Watson, ASIN: B00085R4D8 (1935)

Jervoise, E., Ancient Bridges of England, Architectural Press, ASIN: B001CD3LXC (1932)

Searle, Mark, Turnpikes and Toll-Bars, Hutchinson, ASIN: B0017XBUSK (1930)

Sheldon, G., From Trackway to Turnpike, Oxford University Press, ASIN: B0026KBSZS (1928)

Taylor, C., Roads and Tracks of Britain, Orion, ISBN-10: 1857973402 (1994)

Wright, Geoffery, Turnpike Roads, Shire Publications, ISBN-10: 074780155X (2008)



Opening Times:
Visible at all times but privately occupied

How To Find:
By road: On Mount Tavy Road, Tavistock

Facilities:


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