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HER Number:MDV11560
Name:Ash House, Lower Leigh Farm


Remains of a circular ash house.


Grid Reference:ST 111 107
Map Sheet:ST11SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUffculme
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUFFCULME

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11SW/29/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Unattributed, Lower Leigh Farm, BH188008 (Ground Photograph). SDV352685.

Unattributed, Lower Leigh Farm, BH188021-BH188022 (Un-published). SDV352686.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38094.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38096.

Des=colour slide/(26/8/1992)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38097.

Des=b/w print/(26/8/1992)film no bh26 frame nos 34-35/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=9/3/1978(timms, s. Dcc) remains of circular ash house still stand on northern side of lower leigh. Stone, now roofless, previously thatched. Doorway in north side, bricked up entrance on south. Condition now deteriorating.(worksheet).

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1992 - 1993, Blackdown Hills Survey Archive (Archive - Survey). SDV324187.

Vis=26/8/1992 (reed and stead) building survives to a height of up to 2m. Pottery is visible in the mortar bonding. There is a blocked doorway or window in the wall opposite n entrance at 1.20m above ground level.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, NH188.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV324187Archive - Survey: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1992 - 1993. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. A4 Unbound.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. NH188.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74942 ]
SDV352685Ground Photograph: Unattributed. Lower Leigh Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH188008.
SDV352686Un-published: Unattributed. Lower Leigh Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH188021-BH188022.
SDV38094Migrated Record:
SDV38096Migrated Record:
SDV38097Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV105302Part of: Lower Leigh Farm, Uffculme (Monument)
MDV11559Related to: Lower Leigh Farmhouse, Lower Leigh Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2013 2:59PM