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Higher Lewell Farmhouse, West Knighton

Description: Higher Lewell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105970

OS Grid Reference: SY7340187577
OS Grid Coordinates: 373401, 87577
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6872, -2.3779

Location: Stafford Close, West Knighton, Dorset DT2 8PF

Locality: West Knighton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8PF

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Listing Text


6/78 Higher Lewell

Attached farmhouse. C17 base of walls, largely rebuilt in 1760's
and dated in vitrified headers RSP 176, extended with outbuildings to
east and an extension to house to west in mid C19. Squared
rubble walls with brick work in Flemish bond to much of ground and all
first floors. Plat band over first floor windows. Broadmayne brick to
C19 extensions. Clay tile roofs to main house with gable ends. Slate
roofs for remainder. Stacks, rendered on left gable, brick on ridge,
centre, brick on right slate gable. Original house, 2 storeys. 3
windows, first floor: sash window, elliptical bay window projecting over
the porch made up of 4 casements with glazing bars, sash window.
Ground floor: plank door front door flush panelled with 2 glazed lights,
C19 and C20, canted bay window with sashes, C19. Extension to house at
west end, 2 storeys with 3 light wood and cast iron casements.
Attached stables and cart shed at east end, with brick walls and slate
roof, stable door with plank door over, carriage entrance to the right of
this with 2-leaf plank doors and segmental arch over. (R.C.H.M. Dorset
II, p.137 (4)).

Listing NGR: SY7340187577

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Source: English Heritage

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