MEM22217 - Mill House, Hawkcombe, Porlock (Building)

Summary

A house, possibly 18th Century in date, with an axial stack projecting.

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Full Description

Hawkcombe is virtually a separate settlement where the valley narrows, and all the buildings in this part of the conservation area are considered to have special character. Most cottage groups appear to be 19th century refurbishments of earlier properties. Whitehall House, for example, claims to date from 1661, and Mill House with an axial projecting stack, suggests an 18th century or earlier date. The main building material is exposed or white painted stone rubble, with a mix of roof materials, although Bridgwater pantiles predominate. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Porlock: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p21.
  • <2> Report: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document. 50, 78.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8858 4623 (10m by 10m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2014 2:05PM

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