FURSDON COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258507
Date first listed:
20-May-1985
Statutory Address:
FURSDON COTTAGE, FURSDON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FURSDON COTTAGE, FURSDON LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Hittisleigh
National Grid Reference:
SX 72025 94512

Details

SX 79 SW HITTISLEIGH FURSDON LANE

9/159 Fursdon Cottage

II

House, formerly 2 cottages and adjoining dairy. Mid-late C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob or rubble stacks with plastered brick shafts; thatched roof. Originally 2 identical 1-room cottages facing south, each with stack on right end wall. Adjoining dairy on left (west) end. 2 storeys. Overall vaguely balanced 6- window front, all circa 1970 casements. Door right of centre with C20 gabled porch. 4 half-dormers with gabled thatch over are disposed in pairs near each end. Gable-ended block. Present door in original position for right cottage. Central window to left marks position of door to left cottage. Left cottage crossbeams are chamfered with straight-out stops. Oak lintels to fireplaces have scroll stops to right, straight cut to left. Right cottage has possibly original winder stair, the lowest step of which is solid oak. 2-bay roof to each cottage on oak A-frame trusses with dovetail-lap collars and, in left cottage, truss foot is lap-jointed and pegged on to post, a late form of jointed cruck. Plain carpentry detail to former dairy.

Listing NGR: SX7202594512

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
445090
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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