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Fursdon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4136 / 50°24'49"N

Longitude: -4.1058 / 4°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 250478

OS Northings: 59205

OS Grid: SX504592

Mapcode National: GBR NY.R777

Mapcode Global: FRA 279Y.L8F

Plus Code: 9C2QCV7V+FM

Entry Name: Fursdon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473202

Location: Plymouth, PL6

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Moor View

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Description


PLYMOUTH

SX55NW BLUNTS LANE, Estover
740-1/6/242 (West side)
01/05/75 Fursdon Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
BLUNT'S LANE, Buckland
Fursdon Farmhouse)

GV II

Farmhouse. C17, extended in the C18 and C19, part of interior
remodelled mid C19. Rendered rubble; dry slate and asbestos
slate roofs; ashlar stack over outbuilt breast to right-hand
end of C18 range and 2 rendered stacks flanking central block
of main range with half-hipped roof. Overall L-shaped plan,
the presumed original part extended at rear probably later C19
obscuring part of the front of the C18 range.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; garden front overlooking valley is an
irregular 5-window range, the central 3-window-range part is
taller and has a double polygonal-fronted conservatory for
most of its length enclosing doorway with panelled door and
overlight and flanking sashes, and there is a sash on the
right, also 2 paired sashes to 1st-floor left and right, all
early-mid C19 12-pane hornless sashes. Tall window above
doorway and wide windows to flanking wings are C20 windows
with glazing bars. C18 front originally a symmetrical 5-window
front but left-hand window now within lean-to; original sashes
with thick glazing bars to right of doorway, otherwise C20
horned copies; wide doorway with open porch and tent-shaped
roof. Rear of C18 range has central hip-roofed stair
projection with round-arched stair window with C18 fanlight
head and C19 12-pane sash.
INTERIOR: has a C17 chamfered round-arched granite doorway to
rear wall right of the present cross passage. In this part of
the house are some mid C19 features including plaster ceiling
cornices.


Listing NGR: SX5047859205

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