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Latitude: 50.9988 / 50°59'55"N
Longitude: -3.7707 / 3°46'14"W
OS Eastings: 275847
OS Northings: 123652
OS Grid: SS758236
Mapcode National: GBR L4.K6LJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.YMG
Entry Name: Rock Cottage
Listing Date: 20 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107266
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97569
Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Bishop's Nympton
Built-Up Area: 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
SS 72 SE BISHOP'S NYMPTON
6/39 Rock Cottage
Small cottage. Probably C17, rear wing may be a later addition. Colourwashed
rendered cob and stone rubble; corrugated asbestos roof, gabled at ends (thatched
until at least 1960, old list description); right end stack, shared at one time with
Hills View (q.v.) adjoining at right.
Plan: L plan, possibly once a single cell cottage with a 1 room plan rear right wing
which may be later. The room at the front, facing the road, has an entrance to the
left, away from the stack and a stair in the rear left corner, partitioned off from
the room. A small single-storey lean-to, perhaps a fuel store, adjoins at the left
Exterior: Facing the main road through the village but set back from it, like Hills
View, with a small garden in front. 2 storeys. Asymmerical 1 window front with a
C19 or early C20 plank front door to the left with a porch hood, a 6-pane fixed
window to the right and a C20 first floor 2-light timber casement.
Interior: Front room only inspected: a deeply chamfered axial beam indicates a C17
date, fireplace C20 but probably concealing earlier jambs and lintel.
One of a cluster of early houses at the south end of the village.
Listing NGR: SS7584523659
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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