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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325501
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97584
Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
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
6/53 Island House (formerly listed as
20.2.67 Island House and Cottage attached
to Island House)
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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