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Dover House, Northleach with Eastington

Description: Dover House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130503

OS Grid Reference: SP1144214524
OS Grid Coordinates: 411442, 214524
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8292, -1.8354

Location: E End, Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3EW

Locality: Northleach with Eastington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 3EW

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Listing Text

SP 1114
EASTINGTON (north side), Northleach
8/65 Dover House

House at end of row. Built c1619 under the will of William Dutton,
extended C19. Limestone rubble, ashlar street front, short length
of ashlar in left-hand return. Stone slate roof, corrugated
asbestos to C19 extension at rear. Ashlar stacks. Formerly 'L'-
shaped plan now rectangular plan. Small C19 extension. Two-
storeys. Two-windowed facade to main road, all 12-pane sashes with
horns. C19 six-panel door set back within semi-circular headed
surround. Band and parapet above first floor windows. Left-hand
return; C20 door with glazing bars within flat-chamfered 4-centred
arched surround. Sixteen-pane sash left of door. Small 16-pane
sash above door. Twenty-pane sash left. Sixteen-pane sash to
upper floor of extension to left. Six-pane casement within
blocking of room pitching door left. C19 four-panel door with
upper panels glazed and C19 plank door to ground floor. Gable end
Interior; intersecting moulded beams in room left of 4-centred
arched doorway. History; once used as store for wool and cloth,
then became the Lamb Inn and subsequently the Sherborne Arms.
House formerly extended further left of present front, the
additional bays were refronted in the early C19 in a similar way to
the remaining 2 bays. This part of the house was dismantled and
transported to America by Henry Ford in 1937. The house contained
stencilled, probably C18 wall paintings.
(Trans B.G.A.S. p 6 - 7 and 1939)

Listing NGR: SP1144214524

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Source: English Heritage

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