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The Toll House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1097 / 50°6'34"N

Longitude: -5.3581 / 5°21'29"W

OS Eastings: 159996

OS Northings: 28691

OS Grid: SW599286

Mapcode National: GBR FX4D.BGR

Mapcode Global: VH132.2HRR

Entry Name: The Toll House

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65889

Location: Germoe, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Germoe

Built-Up Area: Ashton

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germoe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/206 The Toll House


Toll house for turnpike road. Datestone 1864. Dressed granite brought to course at
front, otherwise mixed rubble; dressed granite quoins, jambstones, sills and lintels.
Grouted scantle slate roofs with granite coped gable ends, hipped over canted porch
at front, roll moulded black-glazed ridge tiles, lower parallel gable ended wings at
rear, the left hand wing with granite coped gable. 2 lateral brick chimneys over the
original rear wall, 3 circa late C19 octagonal clay chimney pots with moulded
cornices. Cast-iron ogee gutters.
Plan: originally probably 2 rooms with canted entrance porch for observing the
highway at the front. Extended circa late C19 with 2 parallel one-room plan rear
wings at right angles to the rear, first the left hand wing then the right hand wing.
Chimneys rebuilt contemporary with the wings.
Single storey. Symmetrical 1:1:1 bay 4 windows south front. Central canted porch
with central doorway and window in each side wall and window to middle of each bay
left and right. All circa late C19 4-pane sashes.
Interior not inspected.
A. later C19 development of toll house design and virtually unaltered since the late

Listing NGR: SW5999628691

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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