MEM23778 - Post-medieval toll house at Cowbridge (Monument)


A toll house and gate is marked on historic mapping. It no longer appears to be extant.

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Type and Period (1)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The Tithe Map for Timberscombe depicts and labels a square toll house at SS 9565 4260, with a gate crossing the entrance to the road to the south. [1] The house was still depicted on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, and has an Ordnance Survey benchmark marked on its southern elevation. The gate appears to have been removed by this time. [2,3] The buildings no longer appears to be extant. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: 1843. Timberscombe Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #43543 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 9565 4260 (16m by 16m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Jan 22 2020 4:40PM


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