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The Dower House, Wytham

Description: The Dower House

Grade: II
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

Location: Wytham, Oxfordshire OX2 8QA

Locality: Wytham
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 8QA

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Listing Text

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

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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