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Latitude: 50.9991 / 50°59'56"N
Longitude: -3.7718 / 3°46'18"W
OS Eastings: 275767
OS Northings: 123687
OS Grid: SS757236
Mapcode National: GBR L4.K69N
Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.QD1
Entry Name: Crosse Cottage
Listing Date: 18 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325514
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97591
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 WEST STREET, Bishop's Nympton
6/59 Crosse Cottage
House. Formerly 2 or 3 cottages. Late C17/early C18, C20 renovations. Colourwashed
plastered cob on unplastered stone rubble footings; thatched roof with plain ridge,
gabled at ends; end stacks with rendered shafts. 2 lean-tos with red pantile roofs.
Plan: South of the church and backing on to the churchyard, a single depth range with
2 heated rooms, one on either side of an entrance facing the stair. The left hand
room has been used as a kitchen. Carpentry details suggest a late C17/early C18
date, considerable subsequent alterations. Single-storey lean-tos; one adjoining the
left end and one wrapping round the front left corner are probably later additions.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window front, only 4 windows to the first floor.
C20 recessed front door to right of centre. 2- and 3-light small-pane timber
casements, probably C20. The rear elevation was probably originally blind and has 3
Interior: The left hand room has a chamfered crossbeam with runout stops and an open
fireplace with a roughly-chamfered timber lintel and a bread oven. Plain crossbeam
to the right hand room which also has a C20 crossbeam.
Roof: Not inspected at time of survey.
One of the few remaining thatched houses in the village and important to the setting
of the church.
Listing NGR: SS7577023687
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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