British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Dower House, Chawton

Description: The Dower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 142300

OS Grid Reference: SU7094137758
OS Grid Coordinates: 470941, 137758
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1347, -0.9875

Location: Winchester Road, Chawton, Hampshire GU34 1SB

Locality: Chawton
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU34 1SB

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Chawton, Hampshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


2/6 The Dower House


House. C18, early C19, and c1900. Rendered walls, half-timbered jettied
1st floor on side brackets. Steep tile roof, gable tile-hung with scalloped
bands. Building of several phases; a small C18 L-shaped house, with a larger
block (at right-angles to the roadway) of the early C19, with extensions and
alterations in the Art and Craft manner. South front: formerly symmetrical,
of 2 storeys, 3 windows, but the west side has been given a jettied gable.
2 early C19 upper sashes, the other windows being mullioned and transomed
casements (including a rectangular bay below the jetty). Tuscan open porch
of stone, 2 columns and simplified mouldings, with a reeded doorframe, enclosing
a fanlight and 6-panelled door. The west elevation (to the street) shows the
oldest part, with painted brickwork, casements. The south side has a gable
and 2 sashes. There are substantial extensions, filling in the earlier L-
shape, with tile-hung gables, painted brick walls, and casements, and
traditional doors.

Listing NGR: SU7094437762

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.