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THE DOWER HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE DOWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1055591

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Longnor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259610

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 4800-4900 LONGNOR C.P. LONGNOR

9/69 The Dower House -

- II

Dower house, now house. Circa 1756 with late C19 and c.1915 alterations and additions. Red brick with hipped plain tile roof. Roughly square C18 house with additions. 2 storeys and attic. Chamfered plinth, toothed brick eaves cornice, and 3 late C19 gabled brick eaves dormers with segmental- headed 4-pane sashes; brick ridge stacks off-centre to left and right, and parapeted gable ends with external brick end stack at-rear. 5 bays; glazing bar sashes with exposed moulded boxes, stone cills, and stone lintels with triple keystones; one step up to central pair of early C19 half-glazed doors with margin lights, beaded flush lower panels, reeded architrave with square corner paterae, and early C19 flat hood with 4- panelled soffit, moulded cornice and lead covering (hood raised and incorporate in probably C20 rustic porch). Late C19 one-bay gabled addition to right with toothed brick verge, central brick ridge stack and 2 brick stacks to rear. Left-hand return front: 4 bays; glazing bar sashes, some painted imitations; central-ground-floor early C20 brick addition with bay. C20 three-storey addition set-back to left. 3 gables to rear. Interior: C18 three-flight staircase with landings, open string with cut brackets, 2 turned balusters per tread, turned bottom newel post, moulded ramped handrail and dado rail; depressed round archway from entrance hall to rear of house with cartouche instead of keystone; left-hand ground-floor room has C18 fireplace with tiled reveals, lugged architrave, pulvinated frieze, and moulded cornice; panelled shutters.

Listing NGR: SJ4881700668

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National Grid Reference: SJ 48817 00668

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