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FURSDON COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FURSDON COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1258507

Location

FURSDON COTTAGE, FURSDON LANE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hittisleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445090

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX 72025 94512

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