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Gate Piers and Walls at the Entrance to the Drive to the Rectory

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0016 / 51°0'5"N

Longitude: -3.7707 / 3°46'14"W

OS Eastings: 275851

OS Northings: 123958

OS Grid: SS758239

Mapcode National: GBR L4.K6KK

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZG.QS4

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Walls at the Entrance to the Drive to the Rectory

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97580

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

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Listing Text

SS 72 SE BISHOP'S NYMPTON

6/50 Gate-piers and walls at the
- entrance to the drive to the
Rectory
GV II


Gate-piers and walls at the entrance to the Rectory (q.v.). Probably 1836 by J. Cock
of South Molton, who built the Rectory at this date for the Reverend Joseph Thorne.
Stone rubble.
Short sections of outward-curving walls extend from the gate-piers and end with
identical piers forming a turning place. Gate-piers square on section with plain
cornices and shallow pyramidal caps.
Group value with the Rectory and associated buildings.
There is a similar design at Grilstone, in the same parish, which was owned by Joseph
Thorne's father and was rebuilt in 1834, probably also by J. Cock.


Listing NGR: SS7585123958

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