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Durford

A Grade II Listed Building in Blisland, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5306 / 50°31'50"N

Longitude: -4.6584 / 4°39'30"W

OS Eastings: 211687

OS Northings: 73468

OS Grid: SX116734

Mapcode National: GBR N5.HWS3

Mapcode Global: FRA 174N.DZG

Entry Name: Durford

Listing Date: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67296

Location: Blisland, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Blisland

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Blisland

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

BLISLAND
SX 17 SW
9/10 Durford

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GV II

House. Circa early C17 or earlier, gutted by fire in the 1960s and partly rebuilt in
the 1970s - 1980s. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends. Rebuilt projecting
stone rubble end stack on left, front lateral hall stack with moulded granite cap and
projecting stone rubble end stack on right with moulded granite cap.
Plan: House built along slope with ground rising to right. Original plan possibly 3
room and through passage arrangement with service room on left, hall/kitchen heated
by front lateral stack and inner room to right heated by end stack. Stair projection
to rear of higher side of hall giving access to chamber above inner room. It is
possible that the hall was originally open to the roof with a 2 storey inner room and
lower end. Circa C17 2 storey porch to front of through passage. Circa C19 outshot
added to rear of lower end and passage. Possibly on site of earlier wing which may
have contained stair to room above lower end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window front with ground rising to right. 2
storey porch to left of centre with front lateral stack to right and hall bay
adjoining largely rebuilt. Circa C19 porch to right. The 2 storey porch has a
round-headed chamfered arch with ball and pyramidal stops and a C20 2-light casement
on ground and first floor. C20 2-light casement in rebuilt hall bay projection with
C19 gabled porch to right. Semi-circular stair projection to rear of higher end on
rear left. Lean-to outshot to rear of lower end, passage and lower end of hall.
Interior: not accessible at time of survey (1986)

Listing NGR: SX1168773468

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