Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055591

Date first listed: 07-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: THE DOWER HOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE DOWER HOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Longnor

National Grid Reference: SJ 48817 00668



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


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 259610

Legacy System: LBS

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