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Dowles Manor House, Upper Arley

Description: Dowles Manor House

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
Date Delisted: 13 April 1994
English Heritage Building ID: 157117

OS Grid Reference: SO7753776417
OS Grid Coordinates: 377537, 276417
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3853, -2.3315

Locality: Upper Arley
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY12 3AA

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Listing Text

The following building shall be deleted:

S0 77 NE (west side)
5/127 Dowles Manor House
- II


SO 77 NE
5/127 Dowles Manor House
- II
House. Probably 1622, restored 1908 - 1915 by W H Bidlake, partially
destroyed by fire 1982. Timber-frame on sandstone ground floor. H-plan.
Two storeys with attics in gabled cross-wings; left-hand wing stands to
wall-plate level with a central 4-light casement. Ground floor: a 4-light
casement in each cross-wing; to centre a 4-light casement to right, entrance
to left. Framing: close-studding with mid-rail, straight angle braces and
straight tension braces. At the time of the survey the building was protected
by a corrugated iron roof, awaiting reconstruction. (Hussey, C: "Dowles Manor
House, Worcestershire", CL, March 16, 1945, pp 464-467; Charles, FWB: Conservation
of Timber Buildings, 1984, pp 98-99).

Listing NGR: SO7753776417

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

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