History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Thornton

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0003 / 51°0'1"N

Longitude: -3.7707 / 3°46'14"W

OS Eastings: 275846

OS Northings: 123817

OS Grid: SS758238

Mapcode National: GBR L4.K6L0

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.QSP

Entry Name: Thornton

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97582

Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bishop's Nympton

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Nympton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Nympton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Bishops Nympton

Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.