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The Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.645 / 51°38'41"N

Longitude: -0.8015 / 0°48'5"W

OS Eastings: 483027

OS Northings: 194698

OS Grid: SU830946

Mapcode National: GBR D4W.VK0

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.2X5B

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Last Amended: 28 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46143

Location: West Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: West Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: West Wycombe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WEST WYCOMBE
1.
963
The Dower House
(Formerly listed as
The Vicarage)
SU 8394 9/4 9.1.54.
II*

2.
Later C18, circa 1763. Flint rubble with raised flint quoins and window
dressings. Symmetrical arrangement of 2 storey and attic central block
with pedimented tetrastyle Greek Ionic portico to east front ground floor.
4 windows, ground floor sashes, 1st floor casements, under lintels. Attic
box dormer casements with glazing bars. Slightly recessed 1 storey and
attic wings with pedimented roofs. Each has 1 sash to east in flush arched
panel; side return elevation central window in similar arch, 2 flanking
semi-circular arched niches. Welsh slate roofs, nipped in centre with
circular stack at apex.
Later extensions on west.


Listing NGR: SU8302794698

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