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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
Entry Name: Ash House Circa 5 Metres East of Wiston Farmhouse
Listing Date: 15 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97373
Location: Knowstone, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Knowstone
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Knowstone St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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