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Dawbers House, Long Wittenham

Description: Dawbers House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248717

OS Grid Reference: SU5440693698
OS Grid Coordinates: 454406, 193698
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6395, -1.2152

Location: High Street, Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire OX14 4QQ

Locality: Long Wittenham
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 4QQ

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Listing Text

SU5493 (East side)
9/104 Dawber's House


House. c.1911, date on left gable end of garden front. By Guy Dawber for
himself. Red brick; complex old plain-tile roof; brick stacks. Complex plan.
2-storey, 4-window range. Sash door to centre with wood architrave surround with
pediment. Irregular fenestration of metal leaded casements. End and lateral
stacks with moulded brick bases and caps. Rear: central loggia under catslide
roof with gabled cross-wings to left and right. Interior: moulded plaster border
to entrance hall ceiling. Straight flight and winder stairs with lattice
balustrade. Sitting room to left has shallow arched ceiling with moulded plaster
bands and border. Georgian-style stone fireplace. Study, originally dining room,
to rear right has deeply ribbed wood ceiling. Artisan-style stone fireplace with
bronze medallions. Fitted sideboard to window recess with later doors to base.
Original panelled doors with brass door furniture.
(Lawrence Weaver: Small Country Houses of Today, Vol.2, 1922, p.109-114; Country
Life, January 3rd, 1914, p.7-11).

Listing NGR: SU5440693698

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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