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Range of 2 Farmbuildings West of Grilstone

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

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Latitude: 51.0074 / 51°0'26"N

Longitude: -3.8109 / 3°48'39"W

OS Eastings: 273047

OS Northings: 124668

OS Grid: SS730246

Mapcode National: GBR L2.JVSV

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XG.154

Entry Name: Range of 2 Farmbuildings West of Grilstone

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97535

Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bishop's Nympton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Nympton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/12 Range of 2 farmbuildings west of
- Grilstone


2 farmbuildings, probably a shippon and threshing barn. Probably a C19 remodelling
and extension of C17 buildings. Mostly stone rubble with some cob on the farmyard
(east) side and slate roofs.
Plan: The range encloses the west side of Grilstone farmyard. The shippon range (to
the south) has been adapted for stabling; the threshing barn, with a higher roofline,
adjoins at the north and is used for storage.
Exterior: Shippon with a loft. On the farmyard side the shippon is stone rubble at
the left and cob on stone rubble to the right. Loft doorway in the cob section with
a row of pigeon holes, 2 ground floor doorways and 4 windows. On the west side,
facing the road, the shippon has 4 ground floor windows and 2 loft doors. The barn
is a mixture of cob and stone on the east side with double doors in a large doorway;
the road elevation has 2 sets of double doors.
Forms part of an irregular and attractive group of farmbuildings north-west of

Listing NGR: SS7304724668

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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