Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119214

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Oct-1986



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County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: West Knighton

National Grid Reference: SY7421789712


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SY 78 NW 6/90 26.1.56

WEST KNIGHTON LOWER LEWELL Lower Lewell Farmhouse (formerly listed as Lewell Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Early C17, rebuilt and enlarged in early C18, squared rubble walls and brick walls. Clay tile roof with slates and stone slates at the eaves. Rendered and brick stacks at outer gables, and at inner north gable. Original plan consisted of a main range and a small back wing at south east. The C18 extension to north in brickwork of Flemish bond with vitrified headers; this provided a new kitchen on the ground floor, original part remodelled with a new staircase in a central entrance hall. Porch added. Original elevation now: 2 storeys and attics. 3 windows irregular fenestration, from north to south: sash window with wood lintel over, (blocked doorway with cambered brick arch) sashes with glazing bars, (gabled porch). French window, C20 with sash over in a C17 stone frame with returned label over. C18 brick porch right of centre, with gabled slate roof over and moulded stone kneelers. Plank and muntin C20 door with fan light over. Interior: the roof is carried on tie and collar beam, trusses. North extension of house: plank door near adjoining wall, 2 light wood casement with glazing bars to first floor. The farmhouse, dairy house, barn and cottages form a close-knit farm group. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (7) Plan).

Listing NGR: SY7421789712


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Legacy System number: 105982

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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 137

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