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Steps, Porches and Porticos

A combination of steps, porches and/or porticoes have since the early 15th century been used to embellish and enhance otherwise uninteresting entrances to buildings. They are varied in appearance and purpose maybe only a simple statement containing stone detailing placed around the entrance opening, to small canopies giving shelter from the elements whilst gaining access to the building to larger structures giving complete shelter to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Porch A porch with simple entablature supported on two Tucson style columns.

Burwood Park, Surrey
Porch Main feature porch supported by Tucson style columns on a natural Yorkstone landing area.

Shepperton, Middlesex
Porch Two way winding steps to landing cut from natural Ancote hard white stone. Porch canopy supported by plain shafted columns with ionic style capitols.

Portico Pilasters supporting a simple cornice to complete a door opening surround.

Steps A flight of steps. Natural Yorkstone bullnosed stepped treads to landing and threshold contained by coping handrail and wall.

Bespoke entrance Bespoke entrance with canopy manufactured by Asprey Homes.

Steps Steps - natural Yorkstone cladding to cover old concrete entrance area.

Porch Porch to entrance with Tucson style columns supporting simple entablature.

Porch Porch - addition to existing building.

Porch Tucson style column support architrave and pediment, finishing off with a pitched tiled roof.

Mayfield, Woking
Porch, steps, columns, pilaster Part fluted column with Doric capitols, support architrave and dentil cornice. Pilasters embellish the entrance surround. This porch replaced an original in exact detail and was part of a complete refurbishment.

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