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Latitude: 50.6881 / 50°41'17"N
Longitude: -2.3806 / 2°22'50"W
OS Eastings: 373209
OS Northings: 87672
OS Grid: SY732876
Mapcode National: GBR 0ZS.QYL
Mapcode Global: FRA 57X8.0F3
Entry Name: West Knighton Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304021
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105968
Location: West Knighton, Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: West Knighton
Built-Up Area: West Knighton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: West Knighton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 78 NW WEST KNIGHTON
6/76 West Knighton
Detached house. Early C18 cove, with much internal alteration and
refenestration, early C19. Brick walls in English bond with a first
floor plat band. Slate roof with gable ends. C19 brick stacks at north
gable, and on ridge at centre. Plan: the house comprises an entrance
wall and staircase flanked by two heated rooms with a kitchen, beyond one
of them giving a long straight range divided into four compartments.
Two storeys and attics. West elevation has 6 windows and one window
to former cheese room, rebuilt sash windows with cambered brick arches.
Porch, left of centre, C20, brick walls and with a gabled slate roof.
Outer door panelled and glazed C20. Inner door, 6 flush panels and a
fan light over C19. The south end of the house formerly contained a cheese
room and dairy. The Richards family had a seat here built by James
Richards Esq, in late C17. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (3). Hutchins,
History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, Vol II, p.498).
Listing NGR: SY7320987672
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