Barn 80 Metres South West Of Lower Lewell Farmhouse

19 Jun 2002
Barn 80 Metres South West Of Lower Lewell Farmhouse, West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 78 NW WEST KNIGHTON LOWER LEWELL 1788/6/92 Barn 80 metres south west of Lower Lewell Farmhouse 26.1.56


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


This is part of the Series: IOE\Salmon_Andrew IOE Records for Salmon, Andrew; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Rev Andrew Salmon. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Salmon, Andrew

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Brick, Thatch, Timber, Stuart Barn, Georgian Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building