HIGHER DOVERHAY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058044
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
HIGHER DOVERHAY FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER DOVERHAY FARMHOUSE

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 88871 46506

Details

SS8874 PORLOCK CP DOVERHAY

24/50 Higher Doverhay Farmhouse

22.5.69

- II Farmhouse C16, partly rebuilt and reroofed mid C19. Red sandstone and blue lias random rubble, triple ridge tile roof, large lateral stack to left of entrance, stone stack right gable end. Plan: 3-cell and cross passage, west extension. Two storeys, 1:3 bays, 3-light mullioned window rising through eaves left of stack, to right 3-light leaded iron casement set below eaves, two C19 2-light casements beyond, ground floor left 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned window, two windows to right of chamfered 4-centred dorway, stable-type door, similar door at rear of cross passage. Interior only partially viewed, plank and muntin screen and wooden pane to left of cross passage, inserted square headed doorway. Said to contain part of C17 scratch moulded bench in hall against inner room wall. Outer room divided, masonry cross passage wall with heavy peaked door frame to smaller room containing stair turret, probably a later insertion; chamfered beams with step and runout stops. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1984).

Listing NGR: SS8887146506

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265463
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in March, (1982)

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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