MEM22189 - The Castle Hotel, High Street, Porlock (Building)

Summary

An inn built in 1890, of granite with ashlared stone dressings. Its first floor is tile hung with timbered gables.

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Full Description

A lavish 1891 replacement of an earlier inn, with an early Arts & Crafts influence of ornate timber detail and original small-pane casement windows. [1] The old Castle Inn was sold in 1887 for £900, and rebuilt as the Castle Hotel in 1890. [2] The Castle Hotel was photographed in c.1900-1910. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Porlock: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p9, 10, 14, 19, 27.
  • <2> Monograph: Corner, Dennis. 1992. Porlock in Those Days. Exmoor Books. p79.
  • <3> Report: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document. 33, 34, 77.
  • <4> Monograph: Binding, H., Pearce, B. and Pugsley, S.. 2001. Exmoor Century: A century of change through fascinating historic and contemporary photographs of Exmoor. Exmoor Books. 123.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8854 4670 (31m by 32m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial

Record last edited

Nov 14 2018 1:42PM

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