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HER Number:MDV8765
Name:Ash house east of Ford farmhouse, Manaton

Summary

Possibly 18th century. Granite rubble construction with turfs covering corbelled granite roof. Circular plan with probably dog kennel adjoining to west. The ash house is in an excellent state of preservation.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 732 811
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/107/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD? to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SW6, 23/3/1953 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV303157.

SX73268115 A fine example of an ash house with an internal diameter of 2.8 metres. The walls which are of granite measure 0.6 metres thick, the roof is corbelled. Doorway is in east, and diametrically opposite is a window space. The ash house is in an excellent state of preservation. Possibly medieval.


Department of Environment, 1987, Manaton, 13 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV303187.

Ash house immediately to east of Ford farmhouse. Ash house. Possibly 18th century. Granite rubble construction with turfs covering corbelled granite roof. Circular plan with probably dog kennel adjoining to west. Loading hatch facing house and door on opposite side, both granite-framed. Conical roof with ledge where walls meet roof to keep the turfs in position. Forms a group with Ford farmhouse and its farm buildings.


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

Ash house immediately to east of Ford Farmhouse. Ash house. Possibly C18. Granite rubble construction with turfs covering corbelled granite roof. Circular plan with probably dog kennel adjoining to west. Loading hatch facing house and door on opposite side, both granite-framed. Conical roof with ledge where walls meet roof to keep the turfs in position. Forms a group with Ford Farmhouse (q.v.) and its farm buildings.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303157Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SW6. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 23/3/1953.
SDV303187List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Manaton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 13.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108854 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77789Part of: Ford Farm, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2018 9:42AM