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Higher Ashton, Devon

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Higher Ashton, Devon

Higher Ashton is a village on the western slopes of Haldon in Teignbridge, Devon, England. Along with Lower Ashton it is part of the civil parish of Ashton, which in 2001 had a population of 174. It features remains of the Chudleigh family manor whose most complete surviving range has been converted into the house Place Barton, and a fifteenth century church with an Elizabethan pulpit. The fifteenth century font still has a bar to lock it against witchcraft.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX8584
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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