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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: 1065917

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Westwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 422602

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WESTWELL SP20NW 3/325 The Dower House 12.9.55

GV II

Former farmhouse. C17 remodelled in mid-C19 and completely modernized. Rubble with Cotswold stone roofs, ashlar chimneys with moulded capping. 2 storeys, and attic; mixed mullion windows and glazing-bar sashes, mostly C20 to north and west. To west, the north-south range has 3 gables of irregular projection, the left-hand 2-storeyed, centre recessed and 2-storeyed (? former stairs), the right-hand one longer and with mullion windows. Angle now filled with C20 rubble porch lobby with a reused c.1700 mullion window of 3 lights. North gable end has 2 garret windows. Extension to SW has reused tracery element in gable. South, garden, front retains original mullion window with drips - 3 irregular gables, the right-hand one with catslide, the central one a "Cotswold" gable on wall-face. 2-, 3- and 4-light mullion windows with hollow chamfer edge mould- ings. Central gable has a reset 2-light pointed monolithic window and an open pedimented stone bracketed hood. Interior much remodelled, retains a segment- headed archway in former West wall of house which contains a carved spandrel stone from a Tudor arch fireplace or doorway matched up to form present doorway.

Listing NGR: SP2243209986

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National Grid Reference: SP 22429 09988

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