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The Dower House, Rousham

Description: The Dower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252904

OS Grid Reference: SP4805924096
OS Grid Coordinates: 448059, 224096
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9133, -1.3027

Location: Rousham, Oxfordshire OX6 3QX

Locality: Rousham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 3QX

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Listing Text

4/248 The Dower House
Parsonage, now house. Late C17; remodelled and attic storey added by William
Wilkinson in 1874. Squared and coursed limestone with ashlar quoins and
dressings; gabled and hipped concrete tile roof; brick end stacks. Double-depth
plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3 window range. Plain ashlar architraves to central
studded door, tripartite sash with glazing bars to right and 6-pane sashes.
Haif-hipped gable to right and dormer to left have late C19 plate-glass sash to
left and 6-panme sash to right. Two-storey service range of similar style to
left. C18 doorway with plain keyed architrave in right gable end. Interior:
central hall has late C17 dog-leg with landing staircase, renewed in 1860s,
which has turned balusters on closed string; mid C19 panelled doors.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p159)

Listing NGR: SP4805924096

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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