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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1105331



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Tawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92954

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/02/2013

SS 60 SE 6/71 22.2.67

NORTH TAWTON Nichols Nymet House

(Formerly listed as Nichols Nymet House Hotel)


Country house, previously a hotel. Dated 1816 with later C19 additions. Rendered stone rubble walls with rusticated stucco quoins at front. Shallow pitched hipped slate roof with wide overhanging eaves. 2 rendered axial stacks symmetrically placed. Plan: double depth plan with rooms arranged around central large stairhall. Principal rooms at front and side. Service rooms at rear. Kitchen behind left-hand front room. Later C19 additions at the rear and left-hand side. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with original hornless sash windows - 20 panes on the ground floor and 16:12:16 panes on first floor, the central one with an arched head. The central section is recessed slightly and has original double part-glazed doors with semi-circular fanlight above. This is under an open-fronted verandah-type porch with slender iron pillars. The 2 outer sections have splayed corners and on the left-hand one is an inscribed date-stone of 1816. The right-hand elevation has a 2-storey hipped roof porch with C19 glazed doors. Later C19 leantos at rear. Interior: entrance hall has 3 tall arches at rear on wooden columns, the central wider one is over the staircase. The staircase is original with open string, square balusters and turned newels. The former kitchen has a large open fireplace.

Listing NGR: SS6922402287

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National Grid Reference: SS 69224 02287


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