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Ladybird Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Nympton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9588 / 50°57'31"N

Longitude: -3.8763 / 3°52'34"W

OS Eastings: 268320

OS Northings: 119379

OS Grid: SS683193

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.MXGX

Mapcode Global: FRA 26RK.ZM0

Entry Name: Ladybird Cottage

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97348

Location: King's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SS 61 NE
3/172

KINGS NYMPTON
THE SQUARE, KINGS NYMPTON
Ladybird Cottage

GV
II

Cottage. Probably late C18. Painted roughcast rendered stone rubble to first floor,
cob above. Thatch roof, hipped at left end with rendered cob stack, half-hipped at
right end. Rendered brick stack to rear right-hand room.
Plan: Former 2-room and central passage plan, much altered in C20 when the front
doorway was blocked and entry made at right end, left-hand passage partition removed
and staircase replaced. The right-hand room was probably originally unheated, the
brick stack added apparently in late C19 or early C20, when a small kitchen outshut
was built at the rear, the stack heating both room and outshut.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Entrance at right end has single 2-light casement 6 panes per
light on each floor to right of C20 stone porch with gabled roof. Single 12-paned
sash above C20 window to left of former front entrance.
Interior: entirely altered in C20. Fireplace to left-hand room has rough chamfered
timber lintel with diagonal stops. Feet of rough roof principals suggest late C18
roof structure intact.

Listing NGR: SS6832019379

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