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HER Number:MDV8854
Name:Ash house south of Sanduck, Lustleigh

Summary

Ash house located in the corner of a field south-east of Sanduck. Recorded in the 1950s, it was listed in 1986. Thought to date to the 19th century or earlier. Round building constructed from granite rubble with a conical corbelled roof of granite. Doorway on south side with large dressed jamb stones.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 769 836
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/34
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE (Constructed, XV to XIX - 1401 AD? to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

The Lustleigh Tithe Map shows the ash house very clearly.


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

Indistinct structure depicted on the late 19th century historic map, adjacent to the road, south-east of the house.


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

The early 20th century historic map shows the ash house much more clearly; as a circular structure on the opposite side of the road to the house.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SE15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV280163.

1/03/1953 - 8/5/1953
SX76918363. Ash house in good condition, 3 metres in diamter, height approximately 3.5 metres, walling 0.5 metres thick, with roof of corbelled stone. Apparently no window for the tipping in of the ashes, but the doorway is to the south-east. Closer inspection not possible as the building is currently in use as pen for boar. Photograph included. Probably medieval.


Department of Environment, 1986, Lustleigh, 120 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV304543.

Ash house. 19th century or earlier. Granite rubble. Round building with conical corbelled roof of granite. Doorway on south side with large dressed jamb stones. Small square opening, now blocked, on north side; presumably intended for putting in the ash.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

1/172 Ash House, about 20 metres - south-east of Sanduck Farmhouse on opposite side of the road - II
Ash house. C19 or earlier. Granite rubble. Round building with conical corbelled roof of granite. Doorway on south side with large dressed jamb stones. Small square opening, now blocked, on north side; presumably intended for putting in the ash.
Listing NGR: SX7692383626

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280163Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SE15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV304543List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Lustleigh. Historic Houses Register. 120.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111631 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV109793Part of: Sanduck Farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 11 2018 11:17AM