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The Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle Combe, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.494 / 51°29'38"N

Longitude: -2.2287 / 2°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 384217

OS Northings: 177248

OS Grid: ST842772

Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.7CG

Mapcode Global: VH963.BQ33

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317191

Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Castle Combe

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Combe

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

CASTLE COMBE THE HILL
ST 8477
(west side)
6/100 The Dower House
20.12.60

GV II*

House, late C17, rough rendered rubble stone with stone tiled roof,
coped gables and end wall stacks. Two-and-a-half storeys, L plan.
Row of 4 dormer gables set to left, moulded coping, ball finials
and ovolo-moulded 2-light stone-mullion windows with hoodmoulds.
5-window range to main floors, ovolo-moulded mullion and transom
windows to first flobr and ground floor right (one ground floor
window renewed). Ground floor left has 2 bead-moulded sash
windows. Fine central bolection moulded doorcase with shell hood
on scroll brackets and Scrope arms. 6-panel door. Rear range of
one storey and attic, south side dormer gable with 12-pane sash
over 2 ovolo-moulded 2-light windows with hoodmoulds.
Interior: rear staircase with closed string, twisted balusters and
acorn finials to newels. Front left room has late C18 plaster
frieze with honeysuckle motif and original colouring. Adam-style
fireplace possibly replica.


Listing NGR: ST8421777248

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