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HER Number:MDV8263
Name:Ash House at Thorn, North Bovey

Summary

Vis=9/12/1948. Ash house at thorn in very good repair (worth). Vis=3/5/1953(os) built into the 1m wide bank and wall the boundary between the road and the field south of thorn farm. The massive walling supports a corbelled stone roof rough cast over and with slate eaves. Doorway on the north east has been renovated and the base breached and inset with bricks. Wooden door. Present use as pigsty (os). Vis=ash house. Probably c18. Granite rubble walls with conical corbelled granite rubble roof cement rendered externally. Circular plan with doorway facing house. Forms a group with thorn farmhouse (doe).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 725 853
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/33/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305817.

Osa=sx78nw27/photograph.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305818.

Harris, h. /industrial archaeology of dartmoor/(1968)211.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305819.

Des=worth, r. H. /pers comm(9/12/1948.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305820.

Doe/hhr:north bovey/(4/2/1987)154.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV326427.

Vis=9/12/1948. Ash house at thorn in very good repair (worth). Vis=3/5/1953(os) built into the 1m wide bank and wall the boundary between the road and the field south of thorn farm. The massive walling supports a corbelled stone roof rough cast over and with slate eaves. Doorway on the north east has been renovated and the base breached and inset with bricks. Wooden door. Present use as pigsty (os). Vis=ash house. Probably c18. Granite rubble walls with conical corbelled granite rubble roof cement rendered externally. Circular plan with doorway facing house. Forms a group with thorn farmhouse (doe).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305817Migrated Record:
SDV305818Migrated Record:
SDV305819Migrated Record:
SDV305820Migrated Record:
SDV326427Report - Survey: Department of Environment.

Associated Monuments

MDV112270Part of: Thorn Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 11 2018 10:47AM