MEM22251 - The Royal Oak, Doverhay, Porlock (Building)
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On the Tithe Map there is an inn next door to the Three Horse Shoes called the 'Somerset Inn', owned by Abraham Sparks junior. Probably the Royal Oak. D Corner's book includes a photograph showing the building standing next to the Three Horse Shoes before the latter was demolished.  The building is shown on both the 1st and 2nd ed. Ordnance Survey mapping as a public house. [2,3] The building presently  has a tiled roof and is rendered.  The Royal Oak... survives, its twin rendered gables fronting the street; the left hand gable has a date plaque ‘A.H 1704’. 
- <1> SEM7093 Monograph: Corner, Dennis. 1992. Porlock in Those Days. Exmoor Books. p92, 93.
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <4> SEM8033 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
- <5> SEM8052 Report: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document. 29, 30, 77.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8868 4678 (12m by 16m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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