MEM22238 - Seaview Cottage and The Old Reading Rooms at Porlock Weir (Building)

Summary

A low cottage row, probably of 18th Century origin with later modifications, rendered and with a mix of thatch with tall brick stacks, slate and decorative tile roofs.

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Full Description

Almost opposite Gibraltar Cottages is a low cottage row, probably of 18th Century origin with later modifications, rendered and a mix of thatch with tall brick stack, slate and decorative plain tile roofs. [1] The 2nd and 3rd Edition Ordnance Survey maps indicate a former Reading Room at this site. [2, 3] This structure appears to be present on the 1841 Porlock Tithe map. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Fisher, J.. 2004. Porlock Weir: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p13.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1933-1938. County Series, Third Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Cox, J. W.C.. 1841. Porlock Tithe Map and Apportionment. 13.3 inches : 1 mile.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8648 4783 (33m by 13m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:10PM

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