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Alston Farmhouse, Including Front Garden Wall and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Churston-with-Galmpton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3888 / 50°23'19"N

Longitude: -3.5503 / 3°33'0"W

OS Eastings: 289891

OS Northings: 55467

OS Grid: SX898554

Mapcode National: GBR QT.VZDR

Mapcode Global: FRA 38G0.LQD

Entry Name: Alston Farmhouse, Including Front Garden Wall and Gate

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383510

Location: Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Churston-with-Galmpton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Churston Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX85NE ALSTON LANE, Churston Ferrers
1946-1/1/36 (North West side)
10/01/75 Alston Farmhouse, including front
garden wall and gate


Farmhouse. Early C19. Stone rubble with red-brick window
arches. Hipped slated roof. Chimney on each end wall. Rendered
to left, late C20 red brick to right. Double-fronted, probably
double-depth plan. 2 storeys. 3 windows wide. 6-panelled
centre door, the bottom 2 panels flush, the rest now glazed.
C20 wood porch with slated pent-roof. Windows have 3-light
wood casements, each light with 10 panes. Deep flat
eaves-cornice. Matching windows in right side wall. Also stone
rubble porch with slated pent-roof. Front garden has paths of
worn pebbles. Subsidiary features: boundary wall of
roughly-coursed, squared stone rubble with flat stone coping.
This sweeps up to form a pier with a flat chamfered cap at
each end, and in the middle rises to form 2 matching gate
piers. Iron gate with diagonal braces; seems to have a
cogwheel in the centre.

Listing NGR: SX8989155467

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