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Nork House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cullompton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8557 / 50°51'20"N

Longitude: -3.3904 / 3°23'25"W

OS Eastings: 302229

OS Northings: 107162

OS Grid: ST022071

Mapcode National: GBR LN.VDWJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 36SV.2YS

Entry Name: Nork House

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95304

Location: Cullompton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Cullompton

Built-Up Area: Cullompton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cullompton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CULLOMPTON GRAVEL WALK, Cullompton
ST 00 NW
10/114 No. 15 (Nork House)
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GV II

Substantial detached house occupying a prominent position to the east of the parish
church. 1888. All red brick with blue-black brick, terracotta and a little Portland
stone detailing, under steeply pitched gabled-end slate roofs with crested ridge
tiles. T-shaped plan. 2 storeys.
Front (ie towards church): left-hand gabled-end wing of 1 wide bay; main range of 2
bays (with paired 1st floor horned 2-pane sash windows per bay), the right-hand bay
separately gabled. Upper parts of both gable walls filled with terracotta detailing.
Gables with fascia and finials. Canted bay to right-hand side; main entrance with
terracotta pilasters, segmental pediment also filled with terracotta; semi-circular
headed doorway with keystone; door glazed and panelled with semi-circular fanlight.
Upper paired windows to wing with shaped aprons; stone sills to all others, and all
under brick window arches. Blue-black brick courses at sill and lintel level.
Dominant brick stacks (1 to wing, 2 to right-hand side elevation) with deeply
recessed panels, and (to the end stacks) pediments at eaves level.
Rear with canted bays, the main door with stone lintel, and much terracotta
detailing.
Interior: notable for its intactness and the high quality of its craftsmanship.
Hall with all-over floor tiling; mitred floorboards to main rooms; all doors with
elaborate eared architraves and broken segmental pediments, the doors themselves
panelled in Oregon pine and mahogany. Patterned glass to internal partitions, and to
large stairwell window, the central panels of which contain floral and foliage
design. Staircase with turned balusters, and panelled string. Dining room with
massive cast-iron chimneypiece in the Jacobean mode; the other main reception room
with Carrera marble chimneypiece, and an embossed wallpaper frieze. The house is
listed primarily for the quality of its interior features, although its exterior is
finely detailed as well.


Listing NGR: ST0223007164

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

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