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Statutory Address:

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
West Knighton
National Grid Reference:
SY 73320 87783



1788/6/82 Sunnyside and Wayside Cottages 26-JAN-56 (Formerly listed as: PAIR OF COTTAGES SW OF GARDEN HILL COT TAGE) (Formerly listed as: Sunnyside and Wayside Cottages and att ached barn at rear)

II Former farmhouse, now two attached cottages. C17 core, refaced in brick and dated LP M P 1719 in vitrified headers. Rendered plinth and brick faced walls with a plat band. Thatch roof, half hipped at left hand and gabled at right hand. Substantial brick stack at ridge left of centre and at right hand gable. Two storeys. Four windows, mainly 2 light C20 wood casements and one C19 cast iron casement at right upper. Cambered brick arches to ground floor. Doors Sunnyside on left end wall, C20 brick porch gabled and a C20 glazed door. Wayside has a C19 plank door on north end wall and a plank porch. Interior: three rooms, subsequently sub-divided, with bread ovens in the two northerly rooms, see R.C.H.M. plan.

The attached C18 barn at rear of the house has been converted to a dwelling (2004-5)and is not of special interest.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: A good example of a C17 and early C18 former farmhouse that retains the great majority of its structure and plan intact.

Listing NGR: SY7332187778


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Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 137


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

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Date: 19 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07673/24
Rights: © Rev Andrew Salmon. Source: Historic England Archive
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