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HER Number:MDV112865
Name:Higher Aish Farmstead, Poundsgate


Higher Aish farmstead shown on 19th century maps and shown as two rows of cottages on modern maps


Grid Reference:SX 705 720
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Several buildings shown on 19th century Tithe map around an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Higher Ash' lists Field Number 2025 as 'House & Court'.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Higher Aish shown on 19th century map to the south-west of 'Lower Aish' as a group of buildings and several small enclosures on the north side of the road.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Higher Aish (Un-published). SDV352501.

Higher Aish shown on the Tithe map.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Shown as two rows of cottages on modern mapping. The eastern group shown as 'Higher Aish Cottages' with 'Moorleigh' and' Loft Cottage' to the west.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Higher Aish.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72225 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29754Parent of: Higher Aish Cottages, Poundsgate (Building)
MDV29752Related to: Lower Aish Guest House, Poundsgate (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 2:18PM