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Lower Nutwell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Exton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6619 / 50°39'42"N

Longitude: -3.434 / 3°26'2"W

OS Eastings: 298739

OS Northings: 85673

OS Grid: SX987856

Mapcode National: GBR P3.R24G

Mapcode Global: FRA 37PB.9YV

Entry Name: Lower Nutwell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88606

Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Woodbury

Built-Up Area: Exton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woodbury with Exton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 98 NE WOODBURY EXMOUTH ROAD (off west side)

1/99 Lower Nutwell Farmhouse
18.11.77
- II

Detached farmhouse. Circa 1700. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end
thatched roof. 2-room plan house with wide central through-passage, rear wing,
newel stair turret in the angle thus formed, and an integral outshut; the whole
building is set on an uninterrupted plinth that suggests a single build. Internal
end stacks, and an external end stack to rear wing with a pair of off-sets; all
with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: symmetrical 3-window range; 2- and 3-light C19 casement windows to 1st
floor, lintels at eaves level; 2-light casement window under depressed window arch
to both ground-floor rooms; central doorway under hipped slate canopy. 2-light C19
casement windows to rear wing. The novel stair turret is partially concealed by a
mid-C19 2-storey, flat-roofed extension.
Interior: some contemporary doors, with HL hinges or fleur-de-lis strap hinges;
some of the treads and risers of the stair appear to be original. Roof space not
inspected, but those principals visible in upper rooms are straight.
This is a good and unspoilt example of a C17 plan type.


Listing NGR: SX9873985673

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