- 16 Sep 2002
- Knitson Farmhouse, Langton Matravers, Purbeck, Dorset
- Photograph (Digital)
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
Copyright IoE Mrs Clare Western. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Western, Clare
Rights Holder: Western, Clare
Rubble, Stone, Timber, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Oubliette, Unassigned, Building