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Latitude: 50.9591 / 50°57'32"N
Longitude: -3.8762 / 3°52'34"W
OS Eastings: 268330
OS Northings: 119412
OS Grid: SS683194
Mapcode National: GBR KZ.MXJ2
Mapcode Global: FRA 26RK.ZPG
Entry Name: The Grove Inn
Listing Date: 25 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106663
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97337
Location: King's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX37
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: King's Nympton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Kingsnympton St James the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
KINGS NYMPTON KINGS NYMPTON
SS 61 NE
3/161 The Grove Inn
Public house incorporating post office. Late C17. Painted rendered stone rubble and
cob. Hipped thatch roof. Axial brick stack and rendered stack at right end.
Demolished stack to rear wing.
Plan: L-shaped on plan. Interior much altered in C20 obscuring original plan, but
appears to have consisted of 3 rooms in line, the 2 rooms to left end heated by axial
stack. It is possible that there is a blocked entrance in front of the stack forming
a 3-room and lobby entry plan. The rear wing to the right end appears to be integral
to the main range and probably originally functioned as a kitchen. The front left
hand room now the post office may have been at one time in separate occupation. C20
flat roofed single-storey extension to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 5-window range. Two 3-light casements. 6 panes per light at
left end above 4 panelled door with similar casement to right. Right side has all 6-
paned sashes, the central upper storey sash replaced with C20, above 4-panelled door.
Interior: all 3 fireplaces to the main rooms have ovolo-moulded and scroll-stopped
lintels. Similarly moulded and stopped doorway between the 2 left-hand rooms.
Otherwise interior much altered in c20. Roof trusses are probably late C17 and have
pegged 'A' frame trusses with deep protruding pegs and pegged halved and lapped
Listing NGR: SS6833019412
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