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Dawbers House

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6395 / 51°38'22"N

Longitude: -1.2152 / 1°12'54"W

OS Eastings: 454406

OS Northings: 193698

OS Grid: SU544936

Mapcode National: GBR 90J.5LG

Mapcode Global: VHCYF.W2F0

Entry Name: Dawbers House

Listing Date: 4 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248717

Location: Long Wittenham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Long Wittenham

Built-Up Area: Long Wittenham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Long Wittenham with Little Wittenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5493 (East side)
9/104 Dawber's House


House. c.1911, date on left gable end of garden front. By Guy Dawber for
himself. Red brick; complex old plain-tile roof; brick stacks. Complex plan.
2-storey, 4-window range. Sash door to centre with wood architrave surround with
pediment. Irregular fenestration of metal leaded casements. End and lateral
stacks with moulded brick bases and caps. Rear: central loggia under catslide
roof with gabled cross-wings to left and right. Interior: moulded plaster border
to entrance hall ceiling. Straight flight and winder stairs with lattice
balustrade. Sitting room to left has shallow arched ceiling with moulded plaster
bands and border. Georgian-style stone fireplace. Study, originally dining room,
to rear right has deeply ribbed wood ceiling. Artisan-style stone fireplace with
bronze medallions. Fitted sideboard to window recess with later doors to base.
Original panelled doors with brass door furniture.
(Lawrence Weaver: Small Country Houses of Today, Vol.2, 1922, p.109-114; Country
Life, January 3rd, 1914, p.7-11).

Listing NGR: SU5440693698

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