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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: 1107272



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishop's Nympton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97582

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6/141 Thornton -


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

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National Grid Reference: SS 75846 23817


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