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Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cray Meadows, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4287 / 51°25'43"N

Longitude: 0.1383 / 0°8'17"E

OS Eastings: 548751

OS Northings: 172138

OS Grid: TQ487721

Mapcode National: GBR R5.PKB

Mapcode Global: VHHNZ.BCZ2

Entry Name: Dower House

Listing Date: 17 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198701

Location: Bexley, London, DA14

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Cray Meadows

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: North Cray St James

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

NORTH CRAY ROAD
1.
5005
(south-east side)
North Cray
No 85 (Dower House)
TQ 47 SE 4/18
II
2.
Built circa 1820 for Thorns Coventry, now part of Goldsmiths' College, London
University. L-plan, with entrance block in re-entrant angle. Two storeys,
over high casement. Yellow brick. Deep eaves with paired wooden brackets;
hipped, low-pitched, slate roofs with flats. Front irregularly fenestrated
with straight-headed and cambered sashes; garden front one window; entrance
with window above in stuccoed canted bay, 3 windows; sashes with glazing bars,
straight, skewback heads, blind boxes. Extensive grounds laid out as botanic
garden have remnants of brick walls and gateways, not of special interest.


Listing NGR: TQ4875172138

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