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Island House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Nympton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9991 / 50°59'56"N

Longitude: -3.7705 / 3°46'13"W

OS Eastings: 275858

OS Northings: 123686

OS Grid: SS758236

Mapcode National: GBR L4.K6MJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.QWD

Entry Name: Island House

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97584

Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SS 72 SE BISHOP'S NYMPTON

6/53 Island House (formerly listed as
20.2.67 Island House and Cottage attached
to Island House)
GV II


House. C17 or earlier in origin with later additions and remodelling. Colourwashed
rendered cob and stone rubble; thatched roof with with plain ridge, gabled at ends
and half-hipped over the 2 storey porch; right end stack with a modern brick shaft, 2
internal rear lateral stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: Single depth range, 3 rooms wide with a 2-storey porch approximately in the
centre and a workshop at the right end. The right end room, now in use as a pottery,
appears to be an addition or rebuilding and a change in plane on the front elevation
suggests that the left end has also been rebuilt at some time.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6 window front with a half-glazed late C19 or C20
door to the storeyed porch and a separate entrance to the right into the pottery.
Timber windows of the late C19 and C20 with glazing bars, some fixed and some
casements.
Interior: Some exposed carpentry.
Roof: Not inspected at time of survey (1987).
Island House is in a crucial position in the village.


Listing NGR: SS7585823686

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