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Capern House

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1043 / 51°6'15"N

Longitude: -4.1567 / 4°9'24"W

OS Eastings: 249105

OS Northings: 136095

OS Grid: SS491360

Mapcode National: GBR KL.BQSW

Mapcode Global: VH3Q7.WHWV

Entry Name: Capern House

Listing Date: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98365

Location: Braunton, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Braunton

Built-Up Area: Braunton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Braunton St Brannock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


12/111 No. 12 Capern House

- II

House, c.1830-40. Rendered rubble with some brick and cob to rear. Slate roof with
gable end stacks. Central staircase plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range of sashes, 2
panes over 2 panes with marginal glazing bars over 2 similar sashes to each side of
short projecting porch with Ionic fluted columns and entablature. Panelled door of
2 tall panels with semi-circular heads and overlight with marginal glazing bars.
Round-arched stair-window to rear. Retirement home of Edward Capern, the postman-
poet, whose gravestone is in Heanton Punchardon graveyard. (q.v. Heanton

Listing NGR: SS4910536095

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