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Higher Doverhay Farmhouse, Porlock

Description: Higher Doverhay Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265463

OS Grid Reference: SS8887146506
OS Grid Coordinates: 288871, 146506
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2069, -3.5922

Location: Hawcombe View, Porlock, Somerset TA24 8LJ

Locality: Porlock
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 8LJ

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Listing Text


24/50 Higher Doverhay Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse C16, partly rebuilt and reroofed mid C19. Red sandstone and blue lias random rubble, triple ridge tile roof,
large lateral stack to left of entrance, stone stack right gable end. Plan: 3-cell and cross passage, west extension.
Two storeys, 1:3 bays, 3-light mullioned window rising through eaves left of stack, to right 3-light leaded iron
casement set below eaves, two C19 2-light casements beyond, ground floor left 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned window,
two windows to right of chamfered 4-centred dorway, stable-type door, similar door at rear of cross passage. Interior
only partially viewed, plank and muntin screen and wooden pane to left of cross passage, inserted square headed
doorway. Said to contain part of C17 scratch moulded bench in hall against inner room wall. Outer room divided, masonry
cross passage wall with heavy peaked door frame to smaller room containing stair turret, probably a later insertion;
chamfered beams with step and runout stops. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1984).

Listing NGR: SS8887146506

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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