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Latitude: 50.706 / 50°42'21"N
Longitude: -2.367 / 2°22'1"W
OS Eastings: 374181
OS Northings: 89665
OS Grid: SY741896
Mapcode National: GBR 0ZM.NDF
Mapcode Global: FRA 57X6.RPX
Entry Name: Barn 80 Metres South West of Lower Lewell Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323959
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105984
Location: West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West 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
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Barn 80 metres south west of Lower Lewell Farmhouse
Detached barn. Dated 1704 IR on the north wall of the eastern porch in vitrified headers. Brick walls, with the bay divisions marked by 2 stage buttresses, each bay lit and ventilated by a narrow slit light. Eleven bays. Thatch roof with gable ends. Porches set centrally east porch is gabled with a moulded coping to the gable parapet and has a plain brick label above the doors; the brick work between the label and door head has been rebuilt. 2 leaf plank doors. The west porch has a hipped thatch roof, also with 2 leaf plank doors. Interior: the main roof of eleven bays is carried on collar beam trusses with halved and tenoned joints. There are small braces to the trusses each side of porches. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.158 (7)). Source: (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England), Inventory of Dorset, 1970, Vol.2, Page(s) 138.
Listing NGR: SY7418189665
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