Knitson Farmhouse

Date:
16 Sep 2002
Location:
Knitson Farmhouse, Langton Matravers, Purbeck, Dorset
Reference:
IOE01/07672/24
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Western_Clare IOE Records for Western, Clare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mrs Clare Western. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Western, Clare

Rights Holder: Western, Clare

Keywords

Rubble, Stone, Timber, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Oubliette, Unassigned, Building