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Barn 80 Metres South West of Lower Lewell Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Knighton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.706 / 50°42'21"N

Longitude: -2.3669 / 2°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 374185

OS Northings: 89663

OS Grid: SY741896

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZM.NDG

Mapcode Global: FRA 57X6.RPX

Entry Name: Barn 80 Metres South West of Lower Lewell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105984

Location: West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: 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


1788/6/92 Barn 80 metres south west of
Lower Lewell Farmhouse


Detached barn. Dated 1704 IR on the north wall of the eastern porch in vitrified headers. Brick walls, with the bay divisions marked by 2 stage buttresses, each bay lit and ventilated by a narrow slit light. Eleven bays. Thatch roof with gable ends. Porches set centrally east porch is gabled with a moulded coping to the gable parapet and has a plain brick label above the doors; the brick work between the label and door head has been rebuilt. 2 leaf plank doors. The west porch has a hipped thatch roof, also with 2 leaf plank doors. Interior: the main roof of eleven bays is carried on collar beam trusses with halved and tenoned joints. There are small braces to the trusses each side of porches. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.158 (7)). Source: (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England), Inventory of Dorset, 1970, Vol.2, Page(s) 138.

Listing NGR: SY7418589663

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