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Lewell Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in West Knighton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6955 / 50°41'43"N

Longitude: -2.3805 / 2°22'49"W

OS Eastings: 373218

OS Northings: 88493

OS Grid: SY732884

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZS.BY5

Mapcode Global: FRA 57X7.LD5

Plus Code: 9C2VMJW9+5Q

Entry Name: Lewell Lodge

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105979

Location: West Knighton, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: West Knighton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: West Knighton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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6/87 Lewell Lodge

26.1.56 II


Detached house in grounds with Gothic detailing. c.1796 for Adair
Hawkins and extended shortly afterwards. Brick walls, mostly
rendered in stucco. Slate roofs, with gable ends. Gable stacks.
Plan: rectangular Georgian plan with a central through hall
containing staircase, and two rooms to each side. Two storeys with
cellars and attics. 3 windows, sashes with pointed heads, marginal
glazing bars and cross bars, wooden cills and separate returned
labels over each window. Porch entrance at centre, 2 leaf plank
doors in a pointed archway. Returned labels over. East gable wall
has a 2 storey canted bay window, 1 : 3 : 1 light with the same
detailing. North east wing added early C19, 3 light window to
ground floor and two 2 light windows to first floor, same gothic detailing.
French window on gable end. Interior: the hall staircase has
cusped tracery between the balusters and there are stained glass
shields of arms in two of the windows; otherwise the fittings are in
the ordinary classical style of the period and include some original
decorated iron fire grates. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (6)
Hutchins II, 500).

Listing NGR: SY7321888493

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