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Hurden Farmhouse and Garden Wall to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Altarnun, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.615 / 50°36'54"N

Longitude: -4.5304 / 4°31'49"W

OS Eastings: 221079

OS Northings: 82536

OS Grid: SX210825

Mapcode National: GBR NC.BL3D

Mapcode Global: FRA 17DF.W9S

Plus Code: 9C2QJF89+2R

Entry Name: Hurden Farmhouse and Garden Wall to Front

Listing Date: 23 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68235

Location: Altarnun, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Altarnun

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Altarnon with Bolventor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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4/15 Hurden Farmhouse and garden wall
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Farmhouse and garden wall to front. Circa early C17 origins extended in circa mid
C19. Stone rubble, partly rendered and slate hung with granite dressings. Slate
roof with hipped ends. Stone rubble and brick shaft to axial stack and to end stack
on left. Brick shaft to rear lateral stack.
Plan: Double depth plan. The original house was probably of three room and through
passage plan with the lower end on left and with a two storey porch to left of
centre. The lower end heated by an end stack, the hall by an axial stack in the
cross wall between the hall and inner room and the inner room unheated and used as a
dairy. In the circa mid C19 the house was extended across the rear with a stair to
the rear of the passage and service rooms to the rear of the lower end, hall and
inner room.
Exterior: Two storeys. Entrance to left of centre; two storey porch, the ground
floor with a basket arch with curved diagonal stops and a plank door. C19 2-light
casement in 2-light mullion window frame above. To left, C20 PVC windows on ground
and first floor. To right C20 PVC window and C20 window with C20 PVC window and C19
2-light casement above. The lintels above the ground floor windows are joined to
form a granite string band. There is a C19 porch on the lower, left hand end.
To front and left hand side of house is a garden wall, of stone rubble with granite
Interior: Inner entrance within porch has a chamfered granite 4-centred arch with
curved diagonal stops. Passage with stair to rear. Large granite fireplace in hall,
partly blocked by later surround. C19 and C20 ceiling beams. Only hall, kitchen and
passage inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2107982536

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