THE DOWER HOUSE THE OLD DOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1089333
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
THE DOWER HOUSE
Statutory Address:
THE OLD DOWER HOUSE

Map

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THE OLD DOWER HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE DOWER HOUSE
Statutory Address:
THE OLD DOWER HOUSE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Sevenhampton
National Grid Reference:
SP0366322513

Details

SP 02 SW SEVENHAMPTON BROCKHAMPTON

2/63 The Dower House and The Old Dower House (formerly listed as The Dower 23.1.52 House) II

Detached house now in 2 occupations. Dated and initialled 'A/C/1703'. Finely dressed coursed and squared tufa-like limestone to facade of The Dower House (facing north), otherwise random limestone. Facade of The Old Dower House (facing west) rendered. Stone stacks, one C20 all with flat-chamfered C20 cappings. Concrete tile roof, stone slate in single storey extensions. 'L'- shaped plan with contemporary single storey extension to left gable end of The Dower House and to right gable end of The Old Dower House. C20 single storey extension to right of The Dower House, not of special interest. Symmetrical, 3-storey, 2-windowed facades to both parts. The Dower House; stone-mullioned, ovolo-moulded cross windows to ground and first floors. Two 2-light casements to second floor one with ovolo-moulded mullions the other with flat- chamfered mullions. C19 six-panel door with two upper panels glazed. Bull's-eye window above with initials and dates in spandrels. Facade of The Old Dower House; flat-chamfered mullions to second floor windows. C20 gabled projecting porch, part-glazed C19 four-panelled door within porch. Foliate decoration in spandrels of bull's-eye window above porch. Two-light stone- mullioned window to single storey extension right. Interior: The Dower House; contemporary dogleg, open string staircase with turned balusters, newels comprise groups of 4 or 6 balusters. Sunken rectangular panel on each riser. Several C17 two-panelled doors. Fielded panelling with bolection moulding over an upstairs fireplace, between two C17 doors. Moulded stops to some beams. Interior of The Old Dower House not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP0366322513

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
129164
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/16114/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive
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