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Higher Lewell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Knighton, Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6872 / 50°41'14"N

Longitude: -2.3779 / 2°22'40"W

OS Eastings: 373401

OS Northings: 87577

OS Grid: SY734875

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZS.ZK2

Mapcode Global: FRA 57X8.7FG

Plus Code: 9C2VMJPC+VR

Entry Name: Higher Lewell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105970

Location: West Knighton, Dorset, DT2

County: 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

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Listing Text


6/78 Higher Lewell

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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