Thornbury And Little Thornbury

26 Jun 2002
Thornbury And Little Thornbury, Strand, Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8 5JW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE STRAND (north side), Lympstone

5/58 Thornbury and Little Thornbury - GV II

2 dwellings. Late C16, remodelled in the mid C19. Random rubble to the front, cob to the rear, all roughcast. Gabled-end slate roof. Formerly a 3-room, through- passage, plan house, the service end probably to the left of the passage, with a later range added to the rear making it overall a double-depth plan. 2 end stacks, that to the right now engulfed in a neighbouring house; some evidence of an original axial stack backing on to passage. 2 storeys.

Front: 5-window range; 3 tripartite 4:12:4 pane, and two 12-pane, hornless sash windows to first floor; 2 entrances; that to the left possibly to former passage, with a wide doorway, panelled door, and open porch; another doorway to Little Thornbury. Tripartite French windows to left; 8:16:8 pane hornless sash canted bay window between doorways; tripartite sash window (as first floor) to extreme right.

Rear: five 12-pane hornless sash windows to first floor, 3 below.; otherwise C20 fenestration.

Interior: end fireplace to Thornbury with side oven; otherwise mid-C19 joinery.

Roof: 6 jointed crucks, conventionally morticed and pegged apex carpentry, diagonal ridge-piece, trenched purlins, all clean.

Listing NGR: SX9902184162


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Cob, Roughcast, Rubble, Slate, Timber, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling