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Glebe Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Nympton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9595 / 50°57'34"N

Longitude: -3.8774 / 3°52'38"W

OS Eastings: 268242

OS Northings: 119464

OS Grid: SS682194

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.MX49

Mapcode Global: FRA 26RK.Z35

Plus Code: 9C2RX45F+R2

Entry Name: Glebe Cottage

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97319

Location: King's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

Civil Parish: King's Nympton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingsnympton St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 61 NE
3/143 Glebe Cottage
House. Late C17 probably incorporating some earlier fabric. Painted rendered stone
rubble and cob. Thatch roof with gable ends. Brick stack at left end and axial
brick stack with toothed capping.
Plan: 3-room and lobby entry plan, the stack heating hall to left and kitchen to
right, with inner room at left end. Staircases to rear right-hand corner of kitchen
and running up rear wall of hall.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 6-window range. Much of the original fenestration survives,
with three 3-light casements on each floor, with rectangular leaded panes containing
some original colloured glass. Plank door with 2 glazed upper panels. No rear
Interior: largely remodelled in C19 and with virtually no alterations since that
date. Kitchen fireplace has plastered timber lintel, bread oven and former copper to
right. C19 chimneypiece to hall fireplace. Hall/inner room 2-plank ledged door has
naturalistic scene painted in oils directly onto the wood, probably early C20. No
visible ceiling beams. Upper storey also very little altered. Roof structure intact
with pegged A-frame trusses with lapped collars, purlins resting on the backs of the
principals. Some of the timbers may be reused smoke-blackened medieval timbers.

Listing NGR: SS6824219464

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