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Threshing Barn and Attached Building South West of Hurdon Farm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6205 / 50°37'13"N

Longitude: -4.3573 / 4°21'26"W

OS Eastings: 233340

OS Northings: 82742

OS Grid: SX333827

Mapcode National: GBR NL.B8KW

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RF.J86

Entry Name: Threshing Barn and Attached Building South West of Hurdon Farm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370016

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


660-1/2/79 Threshing barn and attached
buildings SW of Hurdon Farm


Threshing barn. Late C18 incorporating some C17 fragments.
Slatestone rubble walls with timber lintels; steep rag slate
3/4 hipped roof. Rectangular plan; built partly into bank at
rear; C19 lean-to extension on right, lean-to chaff house in
front on left of horse engine house.
2 storeys. Unaltered front except for buttress towards right
and lean-to extensions: wide threshing doorway and narrowed
loading doorway under shelter hood on 6 shaped oak brackets
towards left; 3 doorways to ground floor plus lean-to on right
with doorway and small 1st-floor window. Inscriptions to quoin
of chaff house are initials of farm workers past and present.
Rear has 1st-floor doors under similar hood opposite the front
doors plus doorway on left; left- and right-hand doorways
approached by steps from centre; small ground floor opening
between plus ground and 1st-floor doorways to lean-to; old
ledged doors; dog kennel towards left.
INTERIOR: retains original 1st-floor structure with pine cross
beams and oak joists with stepped joints, original floorboards
and oak roof structure with alternate tie beams, all with
lapped, and pegged collars. Horse-engine house retains much of
its original timberwork but walls partly replaced with
concrete block in mid C20. One of a good group of
farmbuildings at Hurdon Farm.

Listing NGR: SX3334082742

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