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Farm Buildings to South West of Hurdon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6204 / 50°37'13"N

Longitude: -4.3569 / 4°21'24"W

OS Eastings: 233374

OS Northings: 82726

OS Grid: SX333827

Mapcode National: GBR NL.B8Q9

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RF.JFR

Entry Name: Farm Buildings to South West of Hurdon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370012

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LAUNCESTON

SX38SW HURDON ROAD
660-1/2/75 Farm Buildings to SW of Hurdon
Farmhouse

GV II

Farm buildings including stables with hayloft, cider house,
calf houses, fodder house, shelter shed (later used as
shearing shed), loose box and implement shed. Mid C19.
Slatestone rubble walls (except for cob to part of rear wall
of fodder house) timber lintels or shallow brick arches; rag
slate roofs.
Overall F-shaped plan with 2-storey stables and loft at the
top of the F with lean-to calf houses behind, linking fodder
house, which appears to be the oldest part, shelter shed and
horse box at right-angles to this and open-fronted implement
shed forming the leg of the F.
Stables are part of 3-window range with stable door flanked by
partly shuttered and partly glazed windows and on the right a
doorway to the cider house with a 2-light shuttered window on
its right.
Left-hand return of stable has barely detached flight of stone
steps up to central loading doorway.
Calf house front has 2 doorways towards the centre and slit
ventilators at left and right. Fodder house has doorway on its
right and partly blocked (with masonry including C17 chamfered
granite) widely splayed window on its left. Open-fronted
shelter shed facing west, with 2 granite monoliths, small rear
window and loose box on its left with doorway to east wall
with slit ventilator to splayed corner. Implement shed has
mostly open front carried on 1 granite monolith and 2 wooden
posts.
INTERIOR where inspected retains original floor and roof
structures and there is a complete cider press in the cider
house. One of good group of farmbuildings at Hurdon Farm.


Listing NGR: SX3337482726

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