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The Dower House, Chastleton

Description: The Dower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 253917

OS Grid Reference: SP2474029172
OS Grid Coordinates: 424740, 229172
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9605, -1.6413

Location: The Lane, Chastleton, Oxfordshire GL56 0SU

Locality: Chastleton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 0SU

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Listing Text

11/28 The Dower House
(Formerly listed as White
27.8.57 Gates)


House. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Roughly coursed marlstone
and limestone rubble; stone slate roofs with coped verges to left gable end of
main range. 2 storeys and attic to main range, one storey and attic to lower
range to right. Main range in 3 bays, 3-light mullion windows with dripstone,
ovolo-moulded to first floor and chamfered to ground floor; central C20 ledged
door. Gabled dormers in middle of roof slope to left and right and integral
ashlar end stacks, right with moulded drips tone and capping, left rebuilt above
dripstone in late C20. Range to right has 3-light chamfered mullion window to
left and one to right of chamfered 4-centred doorway with C20 glazed door to
right of centre. Two 2-light leaded gabled eaves dormers. Integral ashlar end
stack to right and ridge stack to left of centre, both with moulded dripstones
and capping. Apparently C19 parallel gabled range to rear of main range and
gabled ranges at right-angles to rear of lower range. Interior. Inspection not
possible at time of resurvey (August 1987) but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SP2474029172

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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