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Higher Fisherton Farmhouse Including Front Garden Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9891 / 50°59'20"N

Longitude: -3.9967 / 3°59'48"W

OS Eastings: 259958

OS Northings: 122971

OS Grid: SS599229

Mapcode National: GBR KT.KWX9

Mapcode Global: FRA 26JH.DT4

Entry Name: Higher Fisherton Farmhouse Including Front Garden Railings

Listing Date: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96866

Location: Atherington, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Atherington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Atherington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 52 SE
5/5 Higher Fisherton Farmhouse
- including front garden railings


Farmhouse. Probably C17 extended to rear in late C17 or early C18. Painted
roughcast rendered stone and some cob. Slate roof with gable end rubble stacks
with offsets.
Nearly symmetrical 2-room plan with heated rooms each side of wide through-passage
containing staircase. Probably in late C17 or early C18 a kitchen wing was added
to rear of right hand room and through-passage and forming overall L-shaped plan.
2 storeys. 3-window range. C20 3-light casements, 3 panes per light. Leanto
slate roof to porch with 4 panelled door, the upper 2 panels glazed.
Interior : largely altered in C19 with most of the joinery of this date intact.
Ceiling beam and bressumer with broad chamfers to right hand room, beams boxed in
to left hand room. One C17 stop-chamfered door surround to chamfer over right hand
room. Dairy fittings intact. No access to main roof space but the feet of 3
trusses with straight heavy principals suggest the C17 roof structure survives.
Front garden railings of cast iron, made by T.Lake, Barnstaple.

Listing NGR: SS5995822971

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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