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Knowle Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowle St. Giles, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8961 / 50°53'46"N

Longitude: -2.9414 / 2°56'28"W

OS Eastings: 333892

OS Northings: 111160

OS Grid: ST338111

Mapcode National: GBR M8.RSRP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46QQ.XK7

Entry Name: Knowle Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262192

Location: Knowle St. Giles, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Knowle St. Giles

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard the Good Shepherd Furnham

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Description

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

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