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Latitude: 50.8053 / 50°48'19"N
Longitude: -3.8573 / 3°51'26"W
OS Eastings: 269224
OS Northings: 102287
OS Grid: SS692022
Mapcode National: GBR L0.YNLN
Mapcode Global: FRA 26TY.T8W
Entry Name: Nichols Nymet House
Listing Date: 22 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105331
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92954
Location: North Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: North Tawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: North Tawton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/02/2013
SS 60 SE
Nichols Nymet House
(Formerly listed as Nichols Nymet House Hotel)
Country house, previously a hotel. Dated 1816 with later C19 additions. Rendered
stone rubble walls with rusticated stucco quoins at front. Shallow pitched hipped
slate roof with wide overhanging eaves. 2 rendered axial stacks symmetrically
Plan: double depth plan with rooms arranged around central large stairhall.
Principal rooms at front and side. Service rooms at rear. Kitchen behind left-hand
front room. Later C19 additions at the rear and left-hand side.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with original hornless sash
windows - 20 panes on the ground floor and 16:12:16 panes on first floor, the
central one with an arched head. The central section is recessed slightly and has
original double part-glazed doors with semi-circular fanlight above. This is under
an open-fronted verandah-type porch with slender iron pillars. The 2 outer sections
have splayed corners and on the left-hand one is an inscribed date-stone of 1816.
The right-hand elevation has a 2-storey hipped roof porch with C19 glazed doors.
Later C19 leantos at rear.
Interior: entrance hall has 3 tall arches at rear on wooden columns, the central
wider one is over the staircase. The staircase is original with open string, square
balusters and turned newels. The former kitchen has a large open fireplace.
Listing NGR: SS6922402287
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