MEM22243 - Cottages adjacent to the Shingle, Porlock Weir (Building)
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A cottage row adjoining the harbour, and probably of 17th Century origin is visible from many vantage points. Facing back towards the harbour and adjoining the quayside is another prominent group of cottages – a local landmark – built at the edge of the shingle. They probably date from the early-mid 18th century. Built of stone rubble, now colour-washed, all would have originally been thatched, and two have tall rear stacks. Only that on the right retains its thatch; the other two having double-Roman tiled roofs, probably dating from the early 20th century. Although some original detail has been lost and some outbuildings added including corrugated iron, they provide a picturesque setting as a backdrop to the quayside and boat moorings. 
- <1> SEM6949 Report: Fisher, J.. 2004. Porlock Weir: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p12, 14.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8642 4798 (27m by 26m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 tidal
- Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
- Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
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- Shoreline Management Plan 2 (20-50)
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Aug 17 2020 12:11PM
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