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HER Number:MDV37954
Name:Ash house south-west of Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh

Summary

Ash house. C19 or earlier. Granite rubble. Conical stone roof with covering of C20 thatch. Round building. Doorway at front has lintel and jambs of large pieces of granite; plank door with strap-hinges.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 774 825
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/125/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Ash house appears to have been depicted on the early 20th century historic map, although it is not shown on the 1840s Tithe Map, or the late 19th century Ordnance Survey historic map. It is also not depicted on the 1930s Ordnance Survey map.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Round structure is visible on the aerial photograph (and also on older aerial photographs).


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

1/156 Ash House about 20 metres - south-west of Higher Combe Farmhouse GV II
Ash house. C19 or earlier. Granite rubble. Conical stone roof with covering of C20 thatch. Round building. Doorway at front has lintel and jambs of large pieces of granite; plank door with strap-hinges. At rear a small opening, with wrought- iron door, presumably for inserting the ashes. Interior has been plastered.
Listing NGR: SX7748182542

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89725 ]
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV78124Part of: Higher Combe farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)
MDV37956Related to: Barn south of Higher Combe farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37955Related to: Barn south-west of Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37957Related to: Cottage south-east of Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV97629Related to: Higher Combe Farmhouse, Lustleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 11 2018 10:50AM