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West Orchard Farm House, Church Knowle

Description: West Orchard Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108971

OS Grid Reference: SY9410680770
OS Grid Coordinates: 394106, 80770
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6266, -2.0847

Location: Church Knowle, Dorset BH20 5NU

Locality: Church Knowle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5NU

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Listing Text

SY 98 SW
8/58 West Orchard Farm
House (Formerly
listed as "West
GV 12.11.59 II
Detached farmhouse. Late C16 - early C17, extended to east in C18
and to west in C19. Rubble stone walls, stone slate roof, half-
hipped at east end. 3 stone stacks on ridge, - one enlarged in
brick. 2 storeys. 3 casement windows on ground floor and 2 on
first floor. Pair of french doors in east extension. Evidence of
earlier, blocked, windows. Rear lean-to has stone walls and part
tiled, part stone-slated roof. Main ground floor room - in original
section - has a moulded stone fireplace surround with 4-centred
arch. 2 similar, simpler fireplaces on first floor. Arched doorway
in west wall of original section.
RCHM Monument 25 (Dorset Vol II)

Listing NGR: SY9410680770

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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