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Description: The Dower House
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 306398
OS Grid Reference: SP2089243572
OS Grid Coordinates: 420892, 243572
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0901, -1.6965
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ILMINGTON BACK STREET
SP2043 (West side)
9/34 The Dower House
02/09/52 (Formerly listed as Dower
House. C16 and C17. Limestone ashlar with quoins and coped gables. Stone slate
roof with ashlar ridge stacks. 2 storeys plus attic; 3-window range. Double
depth plan, the gabled wings to front. To centre a C20 plank door within
moulded stone surround With hood, and lintel with keystone. To left of door a
6-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window with king mullion. To right a 5-light
mullioned window. To left and right of first floor a 4-light mullioned window
with a 2-light mullioned window between. In each gable a 3-light mullioned
window. All mullioned windows have hood moulds and label stops. Small coped
gable to centre. Interior: Cl6 north side has spine beams with ogee stops. Also.
ovolo-moulded spine beam. Chamfered spine beams to first floor. Stone flagged
floors. Timber and plaster partition. C18 turned-baluster-dog-leg staircase
rising to attics. Original landing planks. In first floor room a date is
scratched, 1721. To first floor a stone fireplace with ovolo hood and carved
lintel. Also a carving of the Tudor Rose to centre. Further moulded fireplace,
with moulded hood. In attic, trusses of queen strut roof visible. Original
purlins. Some old plank doors remain. In mullioned window an original casement
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, pp.98-99).
Listing NGR: SP2089243572
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Source: English Heritage
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