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Ash House Circa 5 Metres East of Wiston Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9928 / 50°59'34"N

Longitude: -3.6372 / 3°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 285196

OS Northings: 122769

OS Grid: SS851227

Mapcode National: GBR L9.KQF0

Mapcode Global: FRA 368H.8TN

Plus Code: 9C2RX9V7+44

Entry Name: Ash House Circa 5 Metres East of Wiston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97373

Location: Knowstone, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Knowstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Knowstone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 82 SE
4/22 Ash house circa 5 metres east of
- Wiston Farmhouse
Ash-house. Probably C18. Unrendered cob on low stone rubble plinth. Slate roof
with gable ends.
The ash-house is virtually square on plan, with a central doorway with timber lintel
on the west side, and allow raking hole with a peaked head cut through the plinth
and base of the cob at the right gable end. Single storey, but of sufficient height
to carry a low loft.
The ash-house is situated in the north-east corner of the orchard to the front of
Wiston farmhouse. The ash was stored primarily for use as a fertilizer for mangold
crops for feeding sheep.

Listing NGR: SS8519622769

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