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Knole Hill Farmhouse, Chew Magna

Description: Knole Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32943

OS Grid Reference: ST5821161061
OS Grid Coordinates: 358211, 161061
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3471, -2.6014

Location: Walley Lane, Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8TE

Locality: Chew Magna
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 8TE

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Listing Text


3/48 Knole Hill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 1763 on rear, as C18 remodelling of probably earlier building
with early C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Sandstone rubble with
limestone dressings, limestone rubble to rear, part rendered, canted bays rendered and lined out, double Roman tiled roofs with raised coped verges, diagonal brick coping and brick gable stacks. 2 storeys and 3 windows, central 6-panelled door in moulded architrave with flat stone hood on console brackets, sash above in moulded architrave with floating cornice, canted bay through 2 storeys to each side with sash to front at ground and first floor, 8-pane sash to each side, raised long and short quoins rising above parapet with moulded coping ramped down at sides. To right, 2-storey addition with pitched roof and sash at first floor, to left single storey lean-to. Right return of 2 storeys and 4 windows, all C19 with brick segmental heads, varied windows under eaves, external stair to first floor door, central cellar door, lean-to to rear. Left return has no windows to main house, lean-to with door and external stair and blocked window. Rear has 3 projecting wings, to left with steeply pitched roof, C20 window at ground and first floor, with lean-to, rendered; central taller gabled wing with stack has C20 first floor window, rendered, C20 single storey addition and lean-to, C20 window to inner side at ground, first and 2nd floor with segmental stone head; taller gabled wing to right, dated 1763, has ground and 2nd floor C20 pivoted sash, porch in angle with main house has door in heavy wooden frame with strap hinges; rear of main house has 3-light C19 casement with timber lintel at ground floor, large plate-glass window at first floor with brick segmental head and sides; rear of lean-to to right has door with strap hinges and cambered head, small single light above with timber lintel, formerly a larger opening. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST5821161061

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Source: English Heritage

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