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The Porch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.931 / 51°55'51"N

Longitude: -2.4031 / 2°24'11"W

OS Eastings: 372378

OS Northings: 225904

OS Grid: SO723259

Mapcode National: GBR NRFL.7T2

Mapcode Global: VH93W.9QFL

Entry Name: The Porch House

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125629

Location: Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Newent

Built-Up Area: Newent

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newent St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side) I

13/97 No 35 (The Porch House)
(formerly listed as The Porch house


House; early and late C18; render, lined as ashlar, to front, plain
plinth, tiled roof. 'L' plan, front 2 rooms deep. Five windows
wide, 3 storeys. Largely symmetrical front: door up 2 stone steps,
8 panels, top 2 glazed, remainder fielded; plain rectangular
fanlight, panelled reveals. Fluted Ionic columns and responds to
porch, lowest third reeded: open pediment, dentil frieze. To left
2 sash windows, wide, moulded architraves, projecting stone sills
on end consoles. To right 1 similar window, cambered head to
cellar opening at ground level; to right window enlarged to form
doorway, up 2 stone steps, plain reveals, moulded surround, door
and fanlight as front door. First floor 5 windows as ground floor,
sills form continuous plain string course. Second floor 3 sash
windows, single-pane high sashes, sills as below. Modillion eaves
cornice; circular lead rain-water pipe with contemporary shaped
head to left front door. Gable brick chimneys: third to right
front door.
Internally: moulded cornice entrance hall, 6-panel doors; fluting
and paterae alternate in angle fireplace lintel: half Ionic column
on left of stairs at foot. Panelled shutters to ground floor
windows: dado panelling to room on right, semi-circular recess in
one wall, Adam-style fireplace surround, moulded cornice. Turned
balusters to stairs: flight up from first floor original. Original
house 2 bay, 2½ storey, enlarged 1 bay on right and eaves raised
late C18.

Listing NGR: SO7237825904

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