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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: 1122278

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE, THE STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sturmer

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-May-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114232

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TL 64 SE STURMER THE STREET 2/14 NORTH SIDE The Dower House, formerly The Rectory

GV II

House, late C16, extended in C18. Timber framed, plastered, and red brick, Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx. N-S with internal chimney stack in N bay, forming a lobby-entrance to W, now blocked. External chimney stack to E of S bay, now enclosed in C18 parallel range. Stair tower in NE angle. N extension to main range, late C18, with pyramidal roof. 2 storeys with attics. W elevation, ground floor, one double- hung sash window without glazing bars, one bay window with tiled, hipped roof, one splayed bay window with flat roof, one late C19/early C20 casement window. First floor, one double-hung sash window of 4 lights, 2 late C19/early C20 casement windows. In S elevation, 6-panel door in simple doorcase with shallow hood on brackets, late C18. In S ground floor room, axial beam plain-chamfered with step stops, joists plastered to soffits. Recessed semi-circular cupboard in E wall to N of stack, C18. In next room to N, axial beam plain-chamfered, exposed joists of horizontal section, contemporary wood-burning hearth reduced for coal fire. Clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL6999043787

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National Grid Reference: TL 69990 43787

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