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Ashprington is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England.wikipedia
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South Hams

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Ashprington is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England.

Sharpham, Ashprington

SharphamSharpham House
Sharpham House is also within the parish and includes Sharpham Vineyard which produces good quality wines.
Sharpham is an historic estate in the parish of Ashprington, Devon.

Sharpham Vineyard

Sharpham estate
Sharpham House is also within the parish and includes Sharpham Vineyard which produces good quality wines.
Sharpham Vineyard is located on the estate of Sharpham House, in the parish of Ashprington, near the town of Totnes in Devon.

Bowden, Ashprington

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*William Adams (MP) (1752–1811), MP, of Bowden House
Bowden is an historic estate in the parish of Ashprington, near Totnes in Devon, England.

Painsford, Ashprington

Painsford
Painsford (anciently Pinford, etc.) is an historic estate in the parish of Ashprington in Devon.

Tuckenhay

The civil parish includes the hamlets of Bow, Painsford and Tuckenhay.

William Adams (1752–1811)

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*William Adams (MP) (1752–1811), MP, of Bowden House
In 1810 he was living in Bowden House, Ashprington, near Totnes, which he had purchased from the Trist family in about 1800.

Civil parish

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Ashprington is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England.

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Ashprington is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England.

River Dart

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The village is not far from the River Dart, and is about three miles south of Totnes.

Totnes

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The village is not far from the River Dart, and is about three miles south of Totnes.

Domesday Book

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Ashprington (AISBERTONE) is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) with four servants, seven villagers and eight smallholders, a total of 19 people.

Baptismal font

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The church of St David is fifteenth century, although the font is Norman.

Norman architecture

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The church of St David is fifteenth century, although the font is Norman.

Eucharist

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The communion chalice is pre-Reformation (13th century).

Chalice

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The communion chalice is pre-Reformation (13th century).

Reformation

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The communion chalice is pre-Reformation (13th century).

Philemon Pownoll

Philemon Pownall
1734 – 15 June 1780) of Sharpham in the parish of Ashprington in Devon, England, was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, rising to the rank of post-captain.

Courtenay Boyle

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Edmund Boyle, 7th Earl of Cork by his first wife Anne Courtenay, second daughter and co-heiress of Kellond Courtenay of Painsford in the parish of Ashprington in Devon, a niece of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich.

Edward Giles

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Sir Edward Giles (1566–1637) of Bowden House, Ashprington, near Totnes, Devon, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1597 and 1629.

John Giles (died 1553)

John Giles
John Giles, Gelys or Jelys (by 1487 – 1553), of Bowden in Ashprington and Totnes, Devon, was an English politician.

Drewe family of Broadhembury

Francis DreweReverend Herman Drewethe Drewe family
1519) of Sharpham, in the parish of Ashprington, near Totnes, Devon, by his wife Eleanora Huckmore, a daughter and co-heiress of William Huckmore of Devon.