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Porch House and Porch Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Blockley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0139 / 52°0'50"N

Longitude: -1.7608 / 1°45'38"W

OS Eastings: 416512

OS Northings: 235080

OS Grid: SP165350

Mapcode National: GBR 4NV.RMB

Mapcode Global: VHB19.FNH0

Plus Code: 9C4W267Q+HM

Entry Name: Porch House and Porch Cottage

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126881

Location: Blockley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Blockley

Built-Up Area: Blockley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Blockley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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25.8.60 Porch House and
Porch Cottage

Early C18, probably 1720s, retaining gables and mullions of the Cotswold style.
Two storeys and attics. Mixed ashlar and good quality rubble. Stone slate roof,
coped verges and saddlestones; square ashlar chimneys with moulded capping.
Symmetrical composition with Porch Cottage as an extension to left. Outer gables with
3 windows, centre with 3 more mullion and transom windows with drips on ground floor and
centre of 1st floor. Outer gables have on 1st floor glazing bar sashes in eared
architraves and 3-light mullioned windows with cornices in gables. Reminiscent of the
Talman work at Northwick Park. Doorway to right of centre, Tudor arched with imposts
and moulded spandrels, slender engaged Tuscan columns with entablatures, heavily
moulded cornice; half-glazed door. Sun dial over. Gabled end projections to rear.

Porch Cottage is a 2 storey extension with one range of 2-light mullion windows and
modernised gable and windows.

Listing NGR: SP1651235080

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