Description: The Dower House
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249847
OS Grid Reference: SP4759608610
OS Grid Coordinates: 447596, 208610
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7741, -1.3116
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10/170 The Dower House
09/02/66 (Formerly listed as Post
Office and store, The Dower
House. Cottage to W of Post
Office and store, Dower House)
House. Late Cl7/early C18: refronted mid C19. Uncoursed limestone rubble,
roughcast front; gabled artificial stone slate roof; symmetrical end stacks of
stone with moulded drip course and stone finished in brick rebuilt in C20.
L-plan with rear left wing. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Mid C19
half-glazed door: bracketed hood with sundial and inscribed "FS 1859".
Two-storey-and-attic square bay window to left has chamfered wood-mullioned
lights: canted bay window to right has narrow sashes set in chamfered
stone-mullioned lights: 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned windows above: similar
2-light window in gabled roof dormer. Late C18 cottage of limestone rubble with
gabled stone slate roofs to left: mid C19 range to right. 2-storey rear wing of
similar materials has 2 mid C19 three-light Gothic casements. Interior: cased
and chamfered beams. Mid C19 spiral staircase with stick balusters.
Listing NGR: SP4759608610
Source: English Heritage
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