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Description: Home Farmhouse
The Dowes House
Date Listed: 2 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251801
OS Grid Reference: SP2792417392
OS Grid Coordinates: 427924, 217392
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8544, -1.5960
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SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD PLUM LANE
The Dowes House and
2.9.86 Home Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now divided. C16 origins, the existing building is C17, altered in the
mid Cl9. Rubble with Cotswold stone roofs. Irregular plan, roughly L-shaped. The
west range (Dowes House) 2 storeys and gables, the right-hand one with ashlar
chimney. 1:3:1 windows irregular, 2 gabled dormers to centre part, French casements
to ground floor right gable, rebated surround to former mullion window to left-hand
gable; the principal feature is an ashlar chimney to right of centre: it serves the
right-hand wing and has a gable at a different angle to the main roof. The left-
hand wing (to north) has mullioned windows on return fronts. East front: again the
main feature is the chimney at the base of which is a rounded projection for the
stairs. The east range is a long range hipped to left-hand side with irregular
gables to south and mullioned windows. It formerly housed the dairy and domestic
quarters of Dowes House (formerly called Upper Farmhouse).
Listing NGR: SP2792417392
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Source: English Heritage
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