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The Porch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dodford, Northamptonshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W6VRW+PW

Entry Name: The Porch House

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360702

Location: Dodford, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

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

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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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