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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: 1304031



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Knighton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105970

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6/78 Higher Lewell Farmhouse 26.1.56 II GV

Attached farmhouse. C17 base of walls, largely rebuilt in 1760's and dated in vitrified headers RSP 176, extended with outbuildings to east and an extension to house to west in mid C19. Squared rubble walls with brick work in Flemish bond to much of ground and all first floors. Plat band over first floor windows. Broadmayne brick to C19 extensions. Clay tile roofs to main house with gable ends. Slate roofs for remainder. Stacks, rendered on left gable, brick on ridge, centre, brick on right slate gable. Original house, 2 storeys. 3 windows, first floor: sash window, elliptical bay window projecting over the porch made up of 4 casements with glazing bars, sash window. Ground floor: plank door front door flush panelled with 2 glazed lights, C19 and C20, canted bay window with sashes, C19. Extension to house at west end, 2 storeys with 3 light wood and cast iron casements. Attached stables and cart shed at east end, with brick walls and slate roof, stable door with plank door over, carriage entrance to the right of this with 2-leaf plank doors and segmental arch over. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (4)).

Listing NGR: SY7340187577

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SY 73401 87577


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