There is a heavy hand-hewn stone sink and a copper caldron with its own firebox and ashpit.
His having lived six months in ashpit Place was a case in point.
He knew that here he was not on his own ashpit, as they say in the Five Towns.
Draught is regulated in the ashpit by opening or closing the bottom door of the furnace and by the damper on the smoke shaft.
You was starin' up at the sky at a lark—I was going to the ashpit—and I heard you say softly to yourself, 'Bird, thou never wert.'
His duty was to keep the furnaces always at the same heat, and the water in the ashpit always at the same level.
Henery gazed into the ashpit, and smiled volumes of ironical knowledge.
It is composed of a double cylinder of copper or cast-iron l, l, having a grate b (see plan), an ashpit at d (section).
Children—and sometimes old children—think that a little hag resides in the ashpit beside the fire.
Meanwhile the police court seems to me as necessary a part of our equipment as a sewage works or an ashpit.