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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chawton, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1347 / 51°8'4"N

Longitude: -0.9875 / 0°59'14"W

OS Eastings: 470941

OS Northings: 137759

OS Grid: SU709377

Mapcode National: GBR B85.WNQ

Mapcode Global: VHDYB.TQVZ

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 142300

Location: Chawton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Chawton

Built-Up Area: Alton (East Hampshire)

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Chawton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


2/6 The Dower House


House. C18, early C19, and c1900. Rendered walls, half-timbered jettied
1st floor on side brackets. Steep tile roof, gable tile-hung with scalloped
bands. Building of several phases; a small C18 L-shaped house, with a larger
block (at right-angles to the roadway) of the early C19, with extensions and
alterations in the Art and Craft manner. South front: formerly symmetrical,
of 2 storeys, 3 windows, but the west side has been given a jettied gable.
2 early C19 upper sashes, the other windows being mullioned and transomed
casements (including a rectangular bay below the jetty). Tuscan open porch
of stone, 2 columns and simplified mouldings, with a reeded doorframe, enclosing
a fanlight and 6-panelled door. The west elevation (to the street) shows the
oldest part, with painted brickwork, casements. The south side has a gable
and 2 sashes. There are substantial extensions, filling in the earlier L-
shape, with tile-hung gables, painted brick walls, and casements, and
traditional doors.

Listing NGR: SU7094437762

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