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Yoah Cottage, West Knighton

Description: Yoah Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105977

OS Grid Reference: SY7334287862
OS Grid Coordinates: 373342, 87862
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6898, -2.3787

Location: Highgate Lane, 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


6/85 Yoah Cottage

26.1.56 II


Cottage formerly three tenements. Mid C17, extended north in C18.
Rubblestone and cob walls, rendered and colour washed. Thatch roof,
hipped at both ends. Brick stacks at left hip apex and at ridge right
of centre. 1½ storeys, higher at south end than north end. 6 windows,
irregular fenestration, 2 and 3 light casements, with and without
glazing bars. Wood cills and lintels. 4 eyebrow dormers, wood
casements with and without glazing bars, 3 : 2 : 3 : 2 lights.
Present front door, approximately at centre, re-made plank with
muntins, one glass light, C20. Interior: slightly chamfered ceiling
beams with stepped stops. Open fireplaces (left stack), has dressed
stone jambs and chamfered oak lintel dress stopped; (right stack)
brick jambs and oak lintel, with bread oven in right side, C18.
(R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.138 (15)).

Listing NGR: SY7334287862

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Source: English Heritage

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