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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chastleton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9605 / 51°57'37"N

Longitude: -1.6414 / 1°38'29"W

OS Eastings: 424737

OS Northings: 229172

OS Grid: SP247291

Mapcode National: GBR 5R3.5TH

Mapcode Global: VHBZ0.HZMG

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253917

Location: Chastleton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL56

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chastleton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Compton, Chastleton, Cornwell, Little Rollright and Salford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

11/28 The Dower House
(Formerly listed as White
27.8.57 Gates)


House. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Roughly coursed marlstone
and limestone rubble; stone slate roofs with coped verges to left gable end of
main range. 2 storeys and attic to main range, one storey and attic to lower
range to right. Main range in 3 bays, 3-light mullion windows with dripstone,
ovolo-moulded to first floor and chamfered to ground floor; central C20 ledged
door. Gabled dormers in middle of roof slope to left and right and integral
ashlar end stacks, right with moulded drips tone and capping, left rebuilt above
dripstone in late C20. Range to right has 3-light chamfered mullion window to
left and one to right of chamfered 4-centred doorway with C20 glazed door to
right of centre. Two 2-light leaded gabled eaves dormers. Integral ashlar end
stack to right and ridge stack to left of centre, both with moulded dripstones
and capping. Apparently C19 parallel gabled range to rear of main range and
gabled ranges at right-angles to rear of lower range. Interior. Inspection not
possible at time of resurvey (August 1987) but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SP2473729172

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

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