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Latitude: 51.2069 / 51°12'24"N
Longitude: -3.5922 / 3°35'31"W
OS Eastings: 288871
OS Northings: 146506
OS Grid: SS888465
Mapcode National: GBR LC.49SB
Mapcode Global: VH5JW.PXBN
Entry Name: Higher Doverhay Farmhouse
Listing Date: 22 May 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058044
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265463
Location: Porlock, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24
District: West Somerset
Civil Parish: Porlock
Built-Up Area: Porlock
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
SS8874 PORLOCK CP DOVERHAY
24/50 Higher Doverhay Farmhouse
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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1984).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
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