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HER Number:MDV113249
Name:Ausewell Cottages, Ashburton

Summary

Site of three cottages shown on 19th and early 20th century map as 'Ausewell Cottages'. Ausewell was mentioned from the 16th century. Two adjoining cottages remain on modern mapping

Location

Grid Reference:SX 732 725
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Several small buildings in small enclosures within a larger curvilinear enclosure shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Back of Auswell' lists Field Number 31 as 'House, Garden & c' and the curvilinear enclosure Field Number 30 as 'Back Field'.


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

'Ausewell Cottage' shown on 19th century map as three small buildings in small enclosures with a well shown as 'W' to the north.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Ausewell Cottages' shown on early 20th century map as three detached buildings with several small enclosures.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 463 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Ausewell was mentioned as 'Ausewelliwode' in 1553 , 'Aweswell' in 1583 and 'Apsewell Rock' on 1606.


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

Ausewell Cottages shown on 19th century map but now lost.


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

'Ausewell Cottage' and 'Woodland Cottage' shown as adjoining buildings on modern mapping with a rectangular building to the north-west.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #72579 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 463.
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. Ausewell cottages.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2015 4:21PM