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Latitude: 50.6266 / 50°37'35"N
Longitude: -1.9942 / 1°59'39"W
OS Eastings: 400507
OS Northings: 80768
OS Grid: SZ005807
Mapcode National: GBR 33R.LMZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 67QD.T3V
Entry Name: Knitson Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120295
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109014
Location: Langton Matravers, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Langton Matravers
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Langton Matravers St George
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SZ 08 SW LANGTON MATRAVERS -
3/3 Knitson Farm House
Detached farmhouse. C17 - rear wing added in C18. Rubble stone walls, stone
slate roof, stone stacks on ridge. T-shaped plan with C20 extension at west
end. One storey and attic. Glazed door in former outhouse - (now part of
house) at left end. Ground floor has 2 casement windows with glazing bars.
Attic has one hipped dormer with similar casements. Rear wing, also of one
storey and attic, heavily buttressed. C20 extension has stone walls and
concrete tiled roof. Internally, original house has large open fireplace with
remains of bread oven and curing chamber. Roof timbers reputedly smoke-blackened.
RCHM Monument 8. (Dorset Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SZ0050780768
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