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Lorna Cottage and Cottage Adjoining to West, Porlock

Description: Lorna Cottage and Cottage Adjoining to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 265475

OS Grid Reference: SS8704547119
OS Grid Coordinates: 287045, 147119
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2121, -3.6185

Location: Dunster Steep, Porlock, Somerset TA24 8NY

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

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Listing Text


3/61 Lorna Cottage and Cottage
adjoining to west

- II

Cottage enlarged as farmhouse, now 2 cottages. C16-C17 enlarged and reroofed late C19. Roughcast over rubble and
possibly cob, half hipped double Roman tiled roof, large lateral stack with slate roofed bread oven projection to right
of entrance, external stone stack left gable end with brick cap. L-plan, 2 cell and cross passage enlarged one bay
right, extended 2 bays at rear. One and a half storeys, 2:2 bays, wall recessed end bay right with 2-light casement set
below eaves, others left set half way into roof space, ground floor left 3-light leaded iron casement, plank door
beside stack, right iron framed inglenook light, 3-light iron casement without leading right, 2-light beyond. Left
return entry to Lorna Cottage beside gable end, extension of 2 bays set back into hillside. Interior partially sighted;
stair turret opening out of hall heated by lateral stack, chamfered beam stops not visible, possibly jointed cruck
trusses to original dwelling; said to have been an inn at one time called "Live and Let Live".

Listing NGR: SS8704547119

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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