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Porlock Rectory and Walls Enclosing Garden on North Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Porlock, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2077 / 51°12'27"N

Longitude: -3.5955 / 3°35'43"W

OS Eastings: 288641

OS Northings: 146594

OS Grid: SS886465

Mapcode National: GBR LC.42YK

Mapcode Global: VH5JW.MXK2

Entry Name: Porlock Rectory and Walls Enclosing Garden on North Front

Listing Date: 7 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265472

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


Porlock Rectory and walls
enclosing garden on north front


Rectory and walled garden. C16, enlarged and remodelled early C18, extended mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble at one
time rendered, quoins, steeply pitched hipped slate roof, moulded cornice, external stone stack right gable end, tall
brick stacks rising from eaves left. Plan: original plan not clear, 3 cell with 2 cell addition. Two storeys with
attic, 1:7 bays, left segmental headed tripartite sash windows in projecting C19 addition; main block, 3 dormers,
12-pane sash windows in moulded surrounds with lintels central flat roofed porch with two 12-pane windows, half glazed
doors. Interior: entered into original hall with 9-panel compartment ceiling cut by insertion of early C18 dog leg
stairs rising beside wall, turned balusters, cut string, panelled dado, rooms beyond left featureless, early-mid C18
panelling in room to right. Wall adjoining to west enclosing garden, red sandstone random rubble slate coping about 2 m
high, arched doorway with rubble voussoirs.

Listing NGR: SS8864146594

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

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