HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV14891
Name:Ash House south of Shilstone Farmstead


Ash house 20 metres to the south-west of Shilstone farmhouse built in the 18th century and restored in the late 20th century


Grid Reference:SX 702 906
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/35/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 94857

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Circular stucture shown on 19th century map.

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

Small circular building shown on early 20th century map to the south-west of Shilstone farmhouse.

Gallant, I., 1976, Ash House at Shilstone Manor, 5 (Article in Serial). SDV348837.

Ash house at Shilston manor. An ash house in the grounds of Shilston manor has been restored with a grant from the Dartmoor National Park committee, and is now open to the public on private application to the owner.

Department of Environment, 1988, Drewsteignton, 45 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336831.

Ash house at Shilstone. Probably 18th century. Granite stone rubble. Circular in plan with a conical corbelled roof made of slabs of granite. The ash house contains a doorway facing south-east and a loading hatch window facing south-west.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Building not shown on modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Ash house approximately 6 metres south-west of Shilstone farmhouse was Listed on 4th march 1988. This interesting agricultural building forms part of a group with Shilstone farmhouse and its farmbuildings in an unusually attractive location. Other details: LBS Number 94857.

Richards, A., 2012, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV348838.

Location shown on English Heritage's website as a rectangular building to the south-west of Shilstone farmhouse. Circular structure shown on English Heritage's Listed Buildings layer on MapInfo to the south of Shilstone farmhouse. The historic maps show the circular stucture approximately 20 metres to the south-west of Shilstone farmhouse.

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: #81378 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336831List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Drewsteignton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 45.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV348837Article in Serial: Gallant, I.. 1976. Ash House at Shilstone Manor. Devon Archaeological Society Newsletter. 5. A4 Stapled. 5.
SDV348838Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 2012.

Associated Monuments

MDV77003Part of: Shilstone Farmstead, Drewsteignton (Monument)
MDV14890Related to: Shilstone Manor House, Drewsteignton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 11 2018 10:49AM