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The Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6254 / 52°37'31"N

Longitude: -1.4016 / 1°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 440604

OS Northings: 303237

OS Grid: SK406032

Mapcode National: GBR 7KZ.DG8

Mapcode Global: WHDJD.F8TN

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 3 August 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188025

Location: Market Bosworth, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Market Bosworth

Built-Up Area: Market Bosworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Bosworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

MARKET BOSWORTH
SK4003 MAIN STREET (West Side)
9/27
No. 39 The Dower House
3,8,70

GV II*


House, Early C18. Raised in the late C18 when the doorcase was probably also
added. Brick with plain tiled roof. High three storeys, five bays with
central double doors in fine case with leaded radial fan-light, a tall
pediment and delicate mouldings to capitals and frieze. Tall 18 pane sash
windows throughout (but 9 to attic), with thick astragals and flat arched
heads. Sill bands. Overhanging eaves. Attic storey raised at later date.
Inside original plaster and wood panelling in principal rooms and staircase
with carved cheeks and turned balasters, three to a tread. Unusual plan form
for its date, with large central hall and staircase to its right, the
principal rooms being divided between the ground and first floors. Boundary
wall to street has brick piers with stone copings and ball finials, and
wrought iron railings above with spearheads.


Listing NGR: SK4060403237

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