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Latitude: 50.9004 / 50°54'1"N
Longitude: -4.0574 / 4°3'26"W
OS Eastings: 255420
OS Northings: 113233
OS Grid: SS554132
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.RRXJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 26DQ.F41
Plus Code: 9C2QWW2V+52
Entry Name: Ashwell Farmhouse
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162475
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90827
Location: Dolton, Torridge, Devon, EX19
Civil Parish: Dolton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dolton St Edmund
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 51 SE
5/36 Ashwell Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17 with C19 and C20 additions. Plastered cob walls. Hipped thatch
roof. Rendered axial stack.
Plan: 2-room plan with baffle entry in front of axial stack which heats both rooms.
Larger hall to right, probably parlour to the left with shallow 2-storeyed porch in
front of entry. Original position of stairs unclear - they are now at the end of
the right-hand room. In the C19 and C20 outshuts were added along the rear wall.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front of mainly late C19 or early C20
2-light small-paned casements. 1st floor right-hand window is a C17 small chamfered
2-light wooden mullion window with decorative leaded lights. Shallow 2 storey porch
to left of centre has a square doorway with a C19 plank door behind it. At the rear
is a C19 outshut to right and a C20 one to its left, both have plank doors. To
right of centre above the outshuts is a C17 chamfered wooden framed leaded light.
Interior: hall has open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Left-hand room has
fireplace with chamfered and jewel-stopped wooden lintel. Cloam oven with door.
Roof: consists of substantial straight principal rafters which are crossed at the
apex with a diagonal ridge. Purlins are trenched with collars lapped on or slightly
set in. The timbers are all slightly darkened but it seems unlikely that this would
This is a unaltered farmhouse with a very picturesque exterior forming part of a
traditional farm group and with great landscape value.
Listing NGR: SS5542013233
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