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Fursdon Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hittisleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7361 / 50°44'9"N

Longitude: -3.8149 / 3°48'53"W

OS Eastings: 272025

OS Northings: 94512

OS Grid: SX720945

Mapcode National: GBR QD.0XCF

Mapcode Global: FRA 27W4.KKP

Entry Name: Fursdon Cottage

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445090

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


9/159 Fursdon Cottage


House, formerly 2 cottages and adjoining dairy. Mid-late C17. Plastered cob on
rubble footings; cob or rubble stacks with plastered brick shafts; thatched roof.
Originally 2 identical 1-room cottages facing south, each with stack on right end
wall. Adjoining dairy on left (west) end. 2 storeys. Overall vaguely balanced 6-
window front, all circa 1970 casements. Door right of centre with C20 gabled
porch. 4 half-dormers with gabled thatch over are disposed in pairs near each end.
Gable-ended block. Present door in original position for right cottage. Central
window to left marks position of door to left cottage. Left cottage crossbeams are
chamfered with straight-out stops. Oak lintels to fireplaces have scroll stops to
right, straight cut to left. Right cottage has possibly original winder stair, the
lowest step of which is solid oak. 2-bay roof to each cottage on oak A-frame
trusses with dovetail-lap collars and, in left cottage, truss foot is lap-jointed
and pegged on to post, a late form of jointed cruck. Plain carpentry detail to
former dairy.

Listing NGR: SX7202594512

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

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