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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1258507
English Heritage Legacy ID: 445090
Location: Hittisleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Hittisleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SW HITTISLEIGH FURSDON LANE
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
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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