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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1034311



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Isle of Wight

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newchurch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Feb-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 310171

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NEWCHURCH SZ58NE Lower Knighton 1352-0/1/134 18/01/67 Formerly Listed as: Knighton Farmhouse GV II

Farmhouse. Probably c1693. Datestone 1742 with initials M D over the door probably refers to alterations. Built of coursed stone rubble with ashlar quoins. tiled roof. Off-central clustered brick chimneystack. Roughly L-shaped lobby entrance house with modern extension now incorporating C18 brewhouse. 2 storeys 4 windows. 4 C20 casements. Stone coping and kneelers to gable ends. Plinth. Off-central early C19 6-panelled door under mid C19 gabled weather porch which has a slate roof, columns and lattice work between. Catslide roof to rear with out-shut. Former brewhouse of stone with brick dressings. Former brewhouse to rear of stone with brick dressings now incorporated in house. Half-winder staircase. Lounge has wide stone fireplace and chamfered spine beam with lamb's tongue stops. At one time this house had carved sailing ships of the Napoleonic period. During renovation they were removed and were (at the time of resurvey) displayed at Haseley Manor (see Arreton Parish). Initials over door may stand for Mary Dillington of Knighton Gorges.

Listing NGR: SZ5700386316

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National Grid Reference: SZ 57003 86316


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