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Porch Cottage, Curborough and Elmhurst

Description: Porch Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 272633

OS Grid Reference: SK1106412407
OS Grid Coordinates: 411064, 312407
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7092, -1.8377

Location: Elmhurst, Staffordshire WS13 8HB

Locality: Curborough and Elmhurst
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS13 8HB

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Listing Text


3/127 Porch Cottage

- II

House. Late C15 with later alterations and additions. Timber-framed, the
outer walls replaced in brick; plain tile roof; brick ridge stack. 2 framed
by house aligned north-south facing west, extended to the north in the C19
and to the east in the C20. 2 storeys; 4 window front of C20 casements.
C19 gabled porch with shaped tile roof to left of centre garage door to left.
Exposed main wall posts. Interior: Large open fireplace in the south-west
corner of the south bay. Both ground floor rooms have very wide ceiling
joists. The main wall posts are heavily jowelled and have massive 2-way curved
braces. Rear wall retains large panel framing. Central queen strut roof
truss. Although altered, this remains a substantially intact hall with
screen's passage of possible quasi-aisled type.

Listing NGR: SK1106412407

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Source: English Heritage

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