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

North Devon (District Authority)
King's Nympton
National Grid Reference:
SS 68254 19396


KINGS NYMPTON KINGS NYMPTON SS 61 NE 3/158 Bidgoods GV II Farmhouse circa 1700. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob. Hipped slate roof. Axial rendered stack. Plan: unusually a 3-room and lobby entry plan with massive stack heating parlour to right and hall/kitchen to left, with narrow unheated inner room to left lower end. Staircase to rear of stack with access from hall/kitchen. Parlour is divided axially towards the rear to create a small rear room. 2-storey outshut, probably c19 and leanto at left end. Exterior: 2 storeys. 3-window range. All C20 3-light casements. Early C20 gabled porch with ogee style lintel. Interior. Largely unspoilt. Good original moulded plaster cornice to parlour. Scratch-moulded joists to hall/kitchen with thin chamfered bressumer and fireplace lintel. C19 integral cupboard in front wall. Early joinery intact throughout, including a full compliment of doors to the upper storey chambers of raised and fielded 2- and 3-panelled doors and one 3-plank door. The chamber over the hall has an integral hanging cupboard beside the stack in plank and muntin style with scratch- moulded planks; this is a rare survival. Pegged A-frame roof trusses with lapped pegged collars, the rafters replaced in C20.

Listing NGR: SS6823819374


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

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Date: 28 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/15699/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman Hopkins. Source Historic England Archive
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