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Knitson Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Langton Matravers, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6266 / 50°37'35"N

Longitude: -1.9942 / 1°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 400507

OS Northings: 80768

OS Grid: SZ005807

Mapcode National: GBR 33R.LMZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67QD.T3V

Entry Name: Knitson Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109014

Location: Langton Matravers, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Langton Matravers

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Langton Matravers St George

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SZ 08 SW LANGTON MATRAVERS -

3/3 Knitson Farm House
20-11-59
GV II

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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