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Latitude: 50.9907 / 50°59'26"N
Longitude: -3.8505 / 3°51'1"W
OS Eastings: 270223
OS Northings: 122890
OS Grid: SS702228
Mapcode National: GBR L0.KY35
Mapcode Global: FRA 26TH.HQ6
Entry Name: Culverhill
Listing Date: 18 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107235
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97593
Location: George Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: George Nympton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: South Molton St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 72 SW GEORGE NYMPTON
Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, some late C20 remodelling of rear service rooms.
Colourwashed and rendered; slate roof, gabled at ends; axial stack to left of centre,
front lateral stack with tall, tapering, snecked stone shaft and a bread oven with a
Plan: L plan: a single-depth, south-facing main range, 3 rooms wide with a lobby
entrance (possibly formerly a passage entrance) to right of centre. Hall to the left
of the entrance, heated by the lateral stack; inner room to the left, probably
originally unheated with a stack introduced on the crosswall with the hall; small
unheated lower end room; unheated rear left wing, possibly the C17 dairy, at right
angles to the inner room. Outshuts of uncertain date have been added to the rear of
the hall and lower end room including a stair projection.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front (south) elevation, the shouldered
lateral stack to right of centre with a C20 front door to the right of the stack. 2-
light C19 or C20 timber casements with glazing bars except for ground floor right
which is a late C20 replacement. The rear elevation of the main range has late C20
windows, the wing has probably C19 or early C20 timber casements.
Interior: All three rooms in the main range have chamfered stopped axial beams, the
open fireplace in the hall has a chamfered step-stopped lintel. The inner room stack
partly truncates the axial beam, indicating that the stack is secondary but there is
a re-sited scroll-stopped lintel in the new fireplace. The wing also has a chamfered
Roof C18 trusses.
Listing NGR: SS7022322890
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