KNOWLE MANOR FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307409
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
KNOWLE MANOR FARMHOUSE, KNOWLE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KNOWLE MANOR FARMHOUSE, KNOWLE LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Knowle St. Giles
National Grid Reference:
ST3389211160

Details

KNOWLE ST GILES CP KNOWLE LANE (North-west side) ST31SE 1/65 Knowle Manor Farmhouse 4.2.58

- II

Farmhouse. Probably C18. on site of medieval manor, but much modified in C19 and C20. Local stone rubble, some red brick in Flemish bond and some squared flintwork with Ham stone ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof over stone slate base courses. hipped to south-west, with stepped coped gable to north- east with ball finial; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 4 bays. Bay 1 and 2 in brick; with 3-light small-pane casements to all but lower bay 2, which has a 5-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window with 4-centre-arched liqhts, set under square label. Bay 3 is a gabled projection in squared flintwork, with ball finial to gable, having plinth and cill courses, and a 2-storey 1+5+1 light angled bay window, detailed to match lower bay 2, in wave-mould: recesses, with flat roof over: bay 4 has a C20 copy of the lover bay 2 window, and a 4-light casement above is a brick surround: between bays 1/2 a boarded door under a concrete lintel and left of bay 4, in the angle, another boarded door set into a stone and tiled lean-to porch. A C20 timber and glass conservatory added to south-west gable. Top of bay 3 gable and the north-east gable rebuilt in brick. A Cl8 extension to rear, set lower. Interior not seen, but reported to be much altered. Earlier known as Illeigh Farm, it was in ancient manor whose house was first recorded in 1303. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV 1978, pl59).

Listing NGR: ST3389211160

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262192
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 159

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10588/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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