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Latitude: 52.2419 / 52°14'30"N
Longitude: -1.1026 / 1°6'9"W
OS Eastings: 461369
OS Northings: 260788
OS Grid: SP613607
Mapcode National: GBR 9TN.J18
Mapcode Global: VHCVD.TXY8
Entry Name: The Porch House
Listing Date: 18 January 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075252
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360702
Location: Dodford, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7
Civil Parish: Dodford
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Dodford St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5/56 The Porch House
House, Early C17, extensively rebuilt 1788 and repaired 1911. cauriied ironstone
rubble and ironstone ashlar, tile roof, large brick ridge stack on stone base.
4-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central Cl7 plank door in
moulded stop-chamfered wood surround within 2-storey porch with round-headed
arched doorway with imposts and keyblock, moulded string course, a 2-light
casement to first floor, a 12-pane leaded window in stone coped gable above,
both with timber lintels. Ground floor has one 3-light casement window to left
of porch and 2 similar windows to right of porch. At either end of first floor a
wood mullion and transom window and 2-light casements flanking porch, all with
timber lintels. Small datestone between first floor right windows inscribed
1788/LK. Brick nogged eaves, hipped dormers either side of porch with small-pane
leaded casements and some crown glass. Stone coped gables with kneelers.
Datestone inscribed LK/1788 in right gable and another below inscribed
Rebuilt/l9ll/CVK. Long wing to rear of house. Interior has agee-stop-chamfered
spine beams, 4-centred arched stone fireplace with cut spandrels, some early C17
panelling and stone-flagged floors.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.188).
Listing NGR: SP6136960788
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