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Latitude: 50.5343 / 50°32'3"N
Longitude: -3.8275 / 3°49'38"W
OS Eastings: 270585
OS Northings: 72099
OS Grid: SX705720
Mapcode National: GBR QD.FLJB
Mapcode Global: FRA 27WN.6Q7
Plus Code: 9C2RG5MF+P2
Entry Name: Lower Aish Guest House
Listing Date: 3 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242531
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441963
Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Leusdon St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 77 SW THE-MOOR
6/255 Lower Aish Guest House
Guest house, formerly a farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Roughcast solid walls, probably
of stone. Slated roof. Large granite chimneystack on each gable; slightly larger
rendered stack on ridge, off-centre to right. Probably a 3-room and cross-passage
plan with hall stack backing on to passage. 2 storeys. 4-windows wide front. All
windows have 6-paned sashes with horns. Single-storeyed entrance-porch with solid
walls and slated pent roof. Round-arched granite doorway, moulded and with carved
spandrels, one containing the date 16-- (possibly 1653). The ground-storey front
wall to left of porch has a slight pent-roofed projection.
Interior not inspected.
R Dymond, ed., Widecombe, 1876, p.2, says the porch bears date 1656 and initials TH.
House "has remained in the Hamlyn family for at least two centuries". "In this farm
house is preserved a large fragment of oak pannelling, with the familiar linen
pattern". The building was badly damaged by fire in about the 1930s (information
from Mrs F Wilkinson).
Listing NGR: SX7058572099
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