This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SS4836-4936 BRAUNTON WRAFTON ROAD, Braunton
12/111 No. 12 Capern House -
House, c.1830-40. Rendered rubble with some brick and cob to rear. Slate roof with gable end stacks. Central staircase plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range of sashes, 2 panes over 2 panes with marginal glazing bars over 2 similar sashes to each side of short projecting porch with Ionic fluted columns and entablature. Panelled door of 2 tall panels with semi-circular heads and overlight with marginal glazing bars.
Round-arched stair-window to rear. Retirement home of Edward Capern, the postman- poet, whose gravestone is in Heanton Punchardon graveyard. (q.v. Heanton Punchardon).
Listing NGR: SS4910536095
© Mr Robin Mellor. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Mellor, Robin
Rights Holder: Mellor, Robin
Brick, Cob, Render, Rubble, Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling
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