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Latitude: 51.0003 / 51°0'1"N
Longitude: -3.7707 / 3°46'14"W
OS Eastings: 275846
OS Northings: 123817
OS Grid: SS758238
Mapcode National: GBR L4.K6L0
Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.QSP
Entry Name: Thornton
Listing Date: 18 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107272
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97582
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
House. C17. Whitewashed and rendered, probably stone and cob; slate roof, gabled at
ends; axial stack with a handmade brick shaft.
Plan: Sited facing the village street. A single depth main range, 2 rooms wide, with
a passage entrance to left of centre. The large room to the right, heated by a
stack backing on to the passage, is probably the C17 hall, the smaller room, to the
left, is an unheated service room. A stair rises off the rear of the hall, there may
originally have been a inner room, lost as a result of subdivision: the-house has a
flying freehold with the property adjoining at the right (south).
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with a C20 recessed front door to
left of centre. 2-light C19 or early C20 timber casements with glazing bars except
of ground floor left which is a 1-light window.
Interior: the principal ground floor room preserves C17 carpentry; the fireplace has
a chamfered lintel with one elaborate scroll stop, the right hand stop worn away; a
chamfered crossbeam and exposed joists.
Roof: Not inspected at time of survey but principal rafters visible upstairs are said
to be straight (information from owner).
Listing NGR: SS7584623817
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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