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Ashway Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dulverton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0693 / 51°4'9"N

Longitude: -3.616 / 3°36'57"W

OS Eastings: 286873

OS Northings: 131244

OS Grid: SS868312

Mapcode National: GBR LB.DXDF

Mapcode Global: FRA 3699.C2L

Plus Code: 9C3R399M+PJ

Entry Name: Ashway Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429168

Location: Dulverton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Dulverton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Ashway Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Possibly C17 enlarged and extensively altered early C19, refenestrated early C20. Roughcast over rubble, parallel range slate roofs, overhanging eaves, 2 external stone stacks left gable end and set in from left gable end at rear.
Plan; possibly 2-cell and cross passage enlarged with parallel range at rear and staircase inserted in through passage. Two storeys, 4 bays, first floor leaded 2-light wooden mullioned and transomed windows flanking central gabled porch, left return small light right gable end, long leaded light ground floor left possibly to servants' staircase.
Interior much altered, remains of early C19 stair with cut string, baluster removed otherwise little of interest.

Listed primarily for historic interest as the birthplace of Sir George Williams (1821-1905), who founded the YMCA (Young Mens Christian Association) in 1844. A plaque commemorates him on the facade.

Listing NGR: SS8687331244

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