MEM22745 - Garage, High Street, Porlock (Building)

Summary

A large building with a curved roof meeting the ground on either side and clad in corrugated iron. It may be a Nissen Hut dating from the Second World War.

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Full Description

The building does not appear on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map but is shown on the aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force after the Second World War. [1,2] The building appears similar in form to a nissen hut. It is approximately 23 metres long and 10 metres wide. It is clad in corrugated iron and has windows pierced into the side on its western roof slope. [3-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
  • <4> Website: Google. 2014 -. Google Maps.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8858 4674 (15m by 24m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:11PM

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