MEM22716 - Bramdown, High Street, Porlock (Building)


The building appears on historic mapping and includes a date plaque reading '1629' on its front elevation, although this may have been salvaged from an earlier building. It has a range of outbuildings to the rear.

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The front elevation of… Bramdown... has a puzzling array of architectural detail to its windows and a date plaque reading ‘1629 as’ set low on the wall and presumably salvaged from an earlier building. To the rear are a number of converted service buildings that have unfortunately lost much of their character. Probably 19th Century with possible earlier origins and service buildings to rear. [1] The building appears on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [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: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document. Exmoor National Park Authority. 27, 28, 77, Figure 26.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Dove, C.. 2022. Exmoor LHL Panel Meeting 28 November 2022. Exmoor National Park Authority.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Local Heritage List Status (Listed)



Grid reference Centred SS 2886 1468 (33m by 23m) MasterMap
Map sheet SS21SE

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Record last edited

Dec 13 2023 2:18PM


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