DOVERHAY HOUSE AND DOVERHAY LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058043
Date first listed:
02-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
DOVERHAY HOUSE AND DOVERHAY LODGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVERHAY HOUSE AND DOVERHAY LODGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Porlock
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS 88784 46688

Details



SS8846 PORLOCK CP DOVERHAY 24/47

Doverhay House and Doverhay Lodge -

GV II

Probably 2 cottages, enlarged and refenestrated to form house with adjoining lodge. Probably some C17 work, mainly mid C19. Rendered over rubble, thatched roofs, hipped to west, painted brick stacks north and east gable ends and rising from eaves west. Plan: roughly L-plan on corner site, single storey lodge south end, probably 2 cell left of entrance on east front, long north front of probably 3 cells with gable end of north west range. North front: one and a half storeys, 2:1 bays, mainly trefoil headed lights with some leading, two gables left above trefoil headed lights with plate glass, corbelled sills, 2-light window right gable end with 2 thatched hooded 2-light windows below. Left return bevelled corner to gable end with 2 pointed arch niches containing single light windows, entrance beyond in recessed 2-storey bay with applied half timbering to gable end, door with 3-light window to left and date 1690 above. Long 4-bay, 2 storey block adjoining with 3 dormers and window set below gable end to right with applied half-timbering, single storey lodge with depressed timber arch doorway in curved wall abutting left; adjoining Doverhay Cottage (qv) to left. Interior not seen, similar in style to The Gable Hotel (qv) to north. The date of 1690 with 2 portrait medallions, presumably of William and Mary, over entrance, probably added circa 1900.

Listing NGR: SS8878446688

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
265460
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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