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Knowle Farmhouse, Pilton

Description: Knowle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 267636

OS Grid Reference: ST5867642641
OS Grid Coordinates: 358676, 142641
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1815, -2.5926

Location: Pilton, Somerset BA4 4PB

Locality: Pilton
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 4PB

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Listing Text


4/161 Knowle Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C15; rebuilt C17, possibly in 1648 when John Datch painted a text inside, C19 and many C20 external
alterations. Colourwash rubble, double Roman tile roof, coped verge to left, hipped to right, 2 brick stacks and a
rendered stack. L-plan, postulated as a long house with an open hall and a contemporary cross wing, later altered to a
3-unit and cross passage plan. Two storeys, 4 bays, 3 and 4-light casements, except 3-light bead moulded stone
mullioned window to left of ground floor under a cornice dripmould. Door opening to centre obscured by a C20 lean-to,
4-light casement to front, C20 door to right. Single bay return with casements. Interior with a cross beam ceiling;
plank and muntin partition; painted text to first floor; fireplace in a dressed stone surround with a 4-centred head.
Roofs of cruck construction with archbracing, windbracing, soae smoke blackening. (VAG report, unpublished SRO,
December 1982).

Listing NGR: ST5867642641

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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