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Sunnyside and Wayside Cottages, West Knighton

Description: Sunnyside and Wayside Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105974

OS Grid Reference: SY7332087783
OS Grid Coordinates: 373320, 87783
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6891, -2.3790

Location: West Knighton, Dorset DT2 8PE

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

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Listing Text


1788/6/82 Sunnyside and Wayside Cottages
(Formerly listed as:
(Formerly listed as:
Sunnyside and Wayside Cottages and att
ached barn at rear)

Former farmhouse, now two attached cottages. C17 core, refaced in
brick and dated LP M P 1719 in vitrified headers. Rendered
plinth and brick faced walls with a plat band. Thatch roof,
half hipped at left hand and gabled at right hand. Substantial brick
stack at ridge left of centre and at right hand gable. Two
storeys. Four windows, mainly 2 light C20 wood casements and one C19
cast iron casement at right upper. Cambered brick arches to
ground floor. Doors Sunnyside on left end wall, C20 brick porch
gabled and a C20 glazed door. Wayside has a C19 plank door on
north end wall and a plank porch. Interior: three rooms,
subsequently sub-divided, with bread ovens in the two northerly
rooms, see R.C.H.M. plan.

The attached C18 barn at rear of the house has been converted to a dwelling (2004-5)and is not of special interest.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: A good example of a C17 and early C18 former farmhouse that retains the great majority of its structure and plan intact.

Listing NGR: SY7332187778

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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