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Thorne House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0538 / 51°3'13"N

Longitude: -3.802 / 3°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 273794

OS Northings: 129814

OS Grid: SS737298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FYDB

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.JM6

Entry Name: Thorne House

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398963

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON EAST STREET (south side),
SS 7229-7329
18/145 Thorne House
-
GV II
House, latterly inn. Probably early C19, possibly a remodelling of an earlier house.
Some early to mid C20 altertions. Minor late C19 alterations. Rendered over stone
rubble. Gable-ended asbestos - slate roof. Stone stack.
Plan: Three-room plan. Ground falls to left. Large central room with external
lateral stack to rear and smaller room to left with external end stack. Former small
room to right converted to garage, probably in the early to mid C20. Front entrance
to left-hand end of central porch, with later gabled proch. Through carriageway at
right-hand end, leading to courtyard at rear. Lean-to addition at rear of left-hand
end. Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrically-fenestrated front, with 3 windows to first floor and 2 to
ground floor; early C19 boxed 16-pane glazing bar sashes. C19 two-panelled door
between ground-floor windows off-centre to left, with beaded pegged frame and
probably C19 gabled porch with slate side benches. C20 folding boarded garage doors
to right. Carriageway to far right has large pair of boarded doors (left-hand one 2-
leaf) with strap hinges and old wooden frame.
Interior: Central ground-floor room with cross beam and open fireplace to rear with
dressed stone jambs and C17 chamfered wooden lintel (probably reused). Stud wall
between central and left-hand rooms. Window seats to front. First-floor rooms and
roofspace not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7379429814

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

Description

NORTH MOLTON EAST STREET (south side),
SS 7229-7329
18/145 Thorne House
-
GV II
House, latterly inn. Probably early C19, possibly a remodelling of an earlier house.
Some early to mid C20 altertions. Minor late C19 alterations. Rendered over stone
rubble. Gable-ended asbestos - slate roof. Stone stack.
Plan: Three-room plan. Ground falls to left. Large central room with external
lateral stack to rear and smaller room to left with external end stack. Former small
room to right converted to garage, probably in the early to mid C20. Front entrance
to left-hand end of central porch, with later gabled proch. Through carriageway at
right-hand end, leading to courtyard at rear. Lean-to addition at rear of left-hand
end. Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrically-fenestrated front, with 3 windows to first floor and 2 to
ground floor; early C19 boxed 16-pane glazing bar sashes. C19 two-panelled door
between ground-floor windows off-centre to left, with beaded pegged frame and
probably C19 gabled porch with slate side benches. C20 folding boarded garage doors
to right. Carriageway to far right has large pair of boarded doors (left-hand one 2-
leaf) with strap hinges and old wooden frame.
Interior: Central ground-floor room with cross beam and open fireplace to rear with
dressed stone jambs and C17 chamfered wooden lintel (probably reused). Stud wall
between central and left-hand rooms. Window seats to front. First-floor rooms and
roofspace not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7379429814

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