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Lower Knighton, Newchurch

Description: Lower Knighton

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 310171

OS Grid Reference: SZ5700386316
OS Grid Coordinates: 457003, 86316
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6737, -1.1947

Location: Lower Knighton Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight PO36 0NS

Locality: Newchurch
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO36 0NS

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Listing Text

Lower Knighton
Formerly Listed as:
Knighton Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Probably c1693. Datestone 1742 with initials M D
over the door probably refers to alterations. Built of coursed
stone rubble with ashlar quoins. tiled roof. Off-central
clustered brick chimneystack. Roughly L-shaped lobby entrance
house with modern extension now incorporating C18 brewhouse. 2
storeys 4 windows. 4 C20 casements. Stone coping and kneelers
to gable ends. Plinth. Off-central early C19 6-panelled door
under mid C19 gabled weather porch which has a slate roof,
columns and lattice work between. Catslide roof to rear with
out-shut. Former brewhouse of stone with brick dressings.
Former brewhouse to rear of stone with brick dressings now
incorporated in house. Half-winder staircase. Lounge has wide
stone fireplace and chamfered spine beam with lamb's tongue
stops. At one time this house had carved sailing ships of the
Napoleonic period. During renovation they were removed and
were (at the time of resurvey) displayed at Haseley Manor (see
Arreton Parish). Initials over door may stand for Mary
Dillington of Knighton Gorges.

Listing NGR: SZ5700386316

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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