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Statutory Address:

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Church Knowle
National Grid Reference:
SY 94080 81870


CHURCH KNOWLE CHURCH KNOWLE VILLAGE SY 9481 13/39 The Old Rectory (Formerly listed as "The Rectory") - 12.11.59 II Detached house. Mainly mid C19 but part may be of earlier origin. Stone walls, stone slate roofs with coped gables, stone stacks. Irregular plan. 2 storeys. Entrance front (west) has double-gabled projection at south end, with angle buttress. 4-centred arched doorway with hoodmould with carved stops. Part-glazed door. Above this a triangular canted oriel window withmoulded base and capping. North of the door, ground floor has a 2-light mullioned and transomed window with hoodmould. Similar window - without transome, on first floor. South of the door a projecting chimney stack. North of the main block a service range of similar construction but simpler form, with 2 gables, and lower flat-roofed projections. Windows with unmoulded stone mullions. Garden front has 2 canted bay windows with mullions and transomes on ground floor and 3 mullioned windows under gables on first floor.

Listing NGR: SY9408081870


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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: 21 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/07146/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Margaret U. Kingsland. Source Historic England Archive
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