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Capitol Farmhouse Including Walls to Garden to the South

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

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Latitude: 50.9996 / 50°59'58"N

Longitude: -3.7725 / 3°46'20"W

OS Eastings: 275720

OS Northings: 123743

OS Grid: SS757237

Mapcode National: GBR L4.K640

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.Q45

Plus Code: 9C2RX6XH+R2

Entry Name: Capitol Farmhouse Including Walls to Garden to the South

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97589

ID on this website: 101325513

Location: Bishop's Nympton, North 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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6/57 Capitol Farmhouse including walls
- to garden to the south


Farmhouse and garden wall. Farmhouse probably C18 with an earlier rear wing, re-
windowed in the C19. Colourwashed rendered stone rubble with a slate roof with deep
eaves, gabled at ends; end stacks, projecting lateral stack to rear wing with a bread
oven. Late C19. Stone rubble garden wall.
Plan: Adjacent to the churchyard and facing the village. Single-depth south-facing
main range, 2 rooms wide with heated rooms on either side of a central entrance
passage facing the stair. Rear kitchen wing at right angles to the main range with a
lower roofline may be earlier.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 4-bay front with a central gabled porch and a C20
2-leaf front door. Porch flanked by C19 16-pane sashes, 4 first floor 2-light C19 or
C20 timber casements with glazing bars. The wing has a massive projecting stack on
the west elevation with a bread oven. Stone rubble wall to the garden south and west
of the farmhouse is probably contemporary with the 1870s planned farmyard to the
Interior: Open fireplace to left hand room.
Roof Not inspected but may be of interest.
Group value with the church, churchyard walls and the planned farmyard.

Listing NGR: SS7572023743

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