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Porch House and Porch Cottage, Blockley

Description: Porch House and Porch Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126881

OS Grid Reference: SP1653035087
OS Grid Coordinates: 416530, 235087
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0140, -1.7605

Location: Lower Street, Blockley, Gloucestershire GL56 9BW

Locality: Blockley
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 9BW

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Listing Text


25.8.60 Porch House and
Porch Cottage

Early C18, probably 1720s, retaining gables and mullions of the Cotswold style.
Two storeys and attics. Mixed ashlar and good quality rubble. Stone slate roof,
coped verges and saddlestones; square ashlar chimneys with moulded capping.
Symmetrical composition with Porch Cottage as an extension to left. Outer gables with
3 windows, centre with 3 more mullion and transom windows with drips on ground floor and
centre of 1st floor. Outer gables have on 1st floor glazing bar sashes in eared
architraves and 3-light mullioned windows with cornices in gables. Reminiscent of the
Talman work at Northwick Park. Doorway to right of centre, Tudor arched with imposts
and moulded spandrels, slender engaged Tuscan columns with entablatures, heavily
moulded cornice; half-glazed door. Sun dial over. Gabled end projections to rear.

Porch Cottage is a 2 storey extension with one range of 2-light mullion windows and
modernised gable and windows.

Listing NGR: SP1653035087

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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