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Furze Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East and West Buckland, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0823 / 51°4'56"N

Longitude: -3.9315 / 3°55'53"W

OS Eastings: 264806

OS Northings: 133219

OS Grid: SS648332

Mapcode National: GBR KX.D1VW

Mapcode Global: FRA 26N8.85S

Entry Name: Furze Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98912

Location: East and West Buckland, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: East and West Buckland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Buckland St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

EAST AND WEST BUCKLAND
SS 63 SW
2/59 Furze Farmhouse
-
II

Farmhouse. C17 fabric and plan but evidence of a fire and internal alterations
suggests the house was virtually rebuilt in C19.
Whitewashed rendered stone and cob. Bitumenized slate roof with gable ends. Stack
at left gable end with slate capping and brick shaft, and tall front lateral hall
stack with offsets, heightened in brick.
3 room and cross-passage plan, the cross-passage containing staircase to rear.
Heated lower end to left, C20 inserted fireplace to inner-room.
2 storeys. 4 window range. Upper storey principally C19 fenestration of variously
paned 2-light casements and 3-light casement at left end. Ground floor C20
fenestration, 3-light window to left of porch with slate roof continued to the right
as a sill to the lateral stack. Plank door.
Interior C19 interior joinery largely intact. Chamfered axial beam to inner room,
but no other original beams exposed. 5 probably C19 roughly pegged trusses of wider
span than usual, suggesting the rear wall was built out after the fire to increase
the width of the rooms.


Listing NGR: SS6480633219

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