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Description: Knitson Farmhouse
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109014
OS Grid Reference: SZ0050780768
OS Grid Coordinates: 400507, 80768
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6266, -1.9942
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SZ 08 SW LANGTON MATRAVERS -
3/3 Knitson Farm House
Detached farmhouse. C17 - rear wing added in C18. Rubble stone walls, stone
slate roof, stone stacks on ridge. T-shaped plan with C20 extension at west
end. One storey and attic. Glazed door in former outhouse - (now part of
house) at left end. Ground floor has 2 casement windows with glazing bars.
Attic has one hipped dormer with similar casements. Rear wing, also of one
storey and attic, heavily buttressed. C20 extension has stone walls and
concrete tiled roof. Internally, original house has large open fireplace with
remains of bread oven and curing chamber. Roof timbers reputedly smoke-blackened.
RCHM Monument 8. (Dorset Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SZ0050780768
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Source: English Heritage
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