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Doverhay Cottage and Wall Fronting Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Porlock, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2083 / 51°12'29"N

Longitude: -3.5934 / 3°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 288790

OS Northings: 146662

OS Grid: SS887466

Mapcode National: GBR LC.43H2

Mapcode Global: VH5JW.NWPL

Entry Name: Doverhay Cottage and Wall Fronting Road

Listing Date: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265459

Location: Porlock, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Porlock

Built-Up Area: Porlock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


24/46 Doverhay Cottage and wall
fronting road



Cottage. C17, altered early-mid C20. Rendered over rubble, thatched roof, over hanging eaves, wrought iron brackets,
stone stacks gable ends. Plan: probably 2 cell and cross passage extensively altered, with north-east brick porch
addition originally connecting Doverhay House (qv) abutting north. East front: 2 storeys, 2 late C18-early C19 leaded
iron casements set to right ground floor (masked from road by wall) C20 3-light casement left, canted bay of painted
brick porch, thatched roof, C20 door to right. Red sandstone random rubble wall abutting, continuous curve of entrance
to Doverhay House, fronting Doverhay Cottage with inserted brick jambs to C20 double gates. Garden front extensively
altered, this was probably the service end of Doverhay House in the C19. Listed primarily for its contribution to the
local street scene.

Listing NGR: SS8879046662

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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