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West Knighton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Knighton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6881 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -2.3806 / 2°22'50"W

OS Eastings: 373209

OS Northings: 87672

OS Grid: SY732876

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZS.QYL

Mapcode Global: FRA 57X8.0F3

Entry Name: West Knighton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105968

Location: West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: West Knighton

Built-Up Area: West Knighton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: West Knighton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


6/76 West Knighton

Detached house. Early C18 cove, with much internal alteration and
refenestration, early C19. Brick walls in English bond with a first
floor plat band. Slate roof with gable ends. C19 brick stacks at north
gable, and on ridge at centre. Plan: the house comprises an entrance
wall and staircase flanked by two heated rooms with a kitchen, beyond one
of them giving a long straight range divided into four compartments.
Two storeys and attics. West elevation has 6 windows and one window
to former cheese room, rebuilt sash windows with cambered brick arches.
Porch, left of centre, C20, brick walls and with a gabled slate roof.
Outer door panelled and glazed C20. Inner door, 6 flush panels and a
fan light over C19. The south end of the house formerly contained a cheese
room and dairy. The Richards family had a seat here built by James
Richards Esq, in late C17. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (3). Hutchins,
History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, Vol II, p.498).

Listing NGR: SY7320987672

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