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Knowle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pilton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1815 / 51°10'53"N

Longitude: -2.5926 / 2°35'33"W

OS Eastings: 358676

OS Northings: 142641

OS Grid: ST586426

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.5YSW

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.0KRM

Entry Name: Knowle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267636

Location: Pilton, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Pilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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 (VAG report, unpublished SRO,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

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