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Furshamdown Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hittisleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7352 / 50°44'6"N

Longitude: -3.8263 / 3°49'34"W

OS Eastings: 271218

OS Northings: 94435

OS Grid: SX712944

Mapcode National: GBR QD.10TC

Mapcode Global: FRA 27W4.F4X

Entry Name: Furshamdown Cottage

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444882

Location: Hittisleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Hittisleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


9/151 Furshamdown Cottage


Farmhouse, possibly farmhouse and adjoining cottage formerly. Probably C18.
Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C19 brick; thatched
roof. 3-room house facing south-west with axial stack serving back to back flues
right (south-east) of centre, baffle entry and outshots each end. 2 storeys.
Balanced 5-window front of C19 and C20 casements some with glazing bars and (one
single fixed light towards left end) with leaded rectangular panes. Door right of -
centre with hipped thatch-roofed porch. Roof hipped each side and carried down
over flanking outshots. Plain carpentry detail inside. Windows each side of
existing doorway seem to block former doorways suggesting that original arrangement
was one 2-room farmhouse to left with adjoining 1-room cottage.

Listing NGR: SX7121894435

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

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