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The Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bugbrooke, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2078 / 52°12'27"N

Longitude: -1.0098 / 1°0'35"W

OS Eastings: 467761

OS Northings: 257078

OS Grid: SP677570

Mapcode National: GBR 9V5.HJ9

Mapcode Global: VHDS3.GR0W

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 3 May 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234660

Location: Bugbrooke, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Bugbrooke

Built-Up Area: Bugbrooke

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Bugbrooke St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

BUGBROOKE HIGH STREET
SP6757 (West side)
12/30 No.52 (The Dower House)
03/05/68

GV II*


House. Late C17. Addition of 1706, other C18 additions and alterations, and
additions and alterations of 1969. Coursed squared ironstone, plain-tile roof to
older wing, hipped slate roof to 1706 range, brick end and lateral stacks.
L-plan originally, now T-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-storey range of 1706;
6-window range to High Street. Original range has possible blocked central door
with stone lintel and old 2-light leaded windows to ground and first floors with
moulded stone sills and stone lintels; rendered plinth, hollow-chamfered and
moulded stone eaves, 3 gabled dormer windows, Quoins and stone-coped gable with
kneelers to right. 3-bay wing dated 1706 has blocked windows to ground floor
with moulded stone sills and ornamental carved stone lintels. 18-pane sash
window to first floor left, 12-pane sash to first floor right, blank central
first floor window with datestone in middle inscribed W/IM/1706. Ground and
first floor right windows are narrower. Wave-moulded plinth, two 1-light cellar
windows with stone lintels, raised quoins, sill band and moulded wood eaves.
Entrance to rear in C20 2-storey porch. Garden door to 1706 wing part-glazed,
with ornamental fanlight and stone lintel. Interior has ogee stop-chamfered
spine beams. Open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Dog-leg staircase with
twisted balusters Single large room to ground and first floors of 1706 wing
with fielded panelling, bolection-moulded doorcases, early C19 white marble
chimneypieces, that to first floor with later C19 grate with fine tiles. Fitted
cupboard to left of ground floor chimneypiece with fluted pilasters,
round-arched head and shaped shelves. Similar-fitted cupboard to first floor
landing. Stone fireplace with Tudor-arched head and spandrels inscribed IT to
left and TN to right: possibly re-used with other fittings from The Grange,
Daventry.


Listing NGR: SP6776157078

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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