MEM22196 - 1-5 and 6-9, Lowerbourne Terrace, Porlock (Building)


Two groups of terraced houses, arranged to the south (nos 1-5) and north (nos 6-9) of a cul de sac.

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Full Description

A distinct enclave of several short terraces dating from the mid 19th to early 20th century, having a pleasing sense of seclusion. This includes Lowerbourne Terrace. These terraces are constructed of a range of materials including, local sandstone and brick dressings, some render and originally with natural slate roofs, although many have since been repaired with artificial slate. Bond’s Row retains some original frontage detail, enhanced by attractive front gardens. Most have segmental arched openings, and where original windows survive, they are mostly timber casements with thin glazing bars. [1, 2] The heritage asset was assessed for inclusion on the Exmoor Local Heritage List in November 2022. It was decided to add the asset to the Local Heritage List. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Porlock: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p19.
  • <2> Report: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document. Exmoor National Park Authority. 27, 77, Figure 24.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Dove, C.. 2022. Exmoor LHL Panel Meeting 28 November 2022. Exmoor National Park Authority.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local Heritage List Status (Listed)



Grid reference Centred SS 2887 1467 (33m by 35m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SS21SE

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Record last edited

Dec 13 2023 11:48AM


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