THORNTON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107272
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
THORNTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
THORNTON

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Nympton
National Grid Reference:
SS 75846 23817

Details

SS 72 SE BISHOP'S NYMPTON

6/141 Thornton -

GV II

House. C17. Whitewashed and rendered, probably stone and cob; slate roof, gabled at ends; axial stack with a handmade brick shaft. Plan: Sited facing the village street. A single depth main range, 2 rooms wide, with a passage entrance to left of centre. The large room to the right, heated by a stack backing on to the passage, is probably the C17 hall, the smaller room, to the left, is an unheated service room. A stair rises off the rear of the hall, there may originally have been a inner room, lost as a result of subdivision: the-house has a flying freehold with the property adjoining at the right (south). Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with a C20 recessed front door to left of centre. 2-light C19 or early C20 timber casements with glazing bars except of ground floor left which is a 1-light window. Interior: the principal ground floor room preserves C17 carpentry; the fireplace has a chamfered lintel with one elaborate scroll stop, the right hand stop worn away; a chamfered crossbeam and exposed joists. Roof: Not inspected at time of survey but principal rafters visible upstairs are said to be straight (information from owner).

Listing NGR: SS7584623817

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
97582
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09030/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Downes. Source Historic England Archive
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