Ashe  Devon


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ashe like this:

ASHE, or Ash, a hamlet in Musbury parish, Devon; 2½ miles SW of Axminster. An old mansion here, now a farmhouse, was the birthplace, in 1650, of John Churchill, the famous Duke of Marlborough.

Additional information about this locality is available for Musbury

Ashe through time

Ashe is now part of East Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ashe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ashe in East Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th December 2019

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