Description: The Dower House, Mergate Hall
Date Listed: 2 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 226583
OS Grid Reference: TM1821099403
OS Grid Coordinates: 618210, 299403
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5487, 1.2170
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TM 19 NE BRACON ASH MERGATE LANE
5/6 "The Dower
Barn below, dwelling above. C17 and later. Colour-washed brick with
pantiled roof. East end originally timber-framed, rebuilt in brick in
1789 (tie-ends). 2 storeys with attic. Some original 3-light ovolo
moulded mullion windows at ground floor. C20 fenestration at first floor.
Steep pitched roof and crow-stepped gables. Fine ovolo moulded principal
beams with elaborate faceted stops at first floor level and to the western
end of ground floor. 2 original door frames with chamfer stops and a
partly original winding stair from first floor to attic. Fine 11-bay
roof (3 trusses to each rebuilt in 1789) with clasped purlins reduced
principals and straight wind braces.
Listing NGR: TM1821099403
Source: English Heritage
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