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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: DOWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1123296

Location

DOWER HOUSE, BULMER STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bulmer

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115786

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BULMER BULMER STREET TL 84 SW (north west side)

1/69 Dower House

- II

House. Early C19. Of red brick with hipped peg tile roofs. Of 2 storeys with parapets and of 'L' plan form. 3 large rectangular brick stacks, tile front 2 symmetrically disposed on the front corners of the roof hips. Front elevation has the centre breaking slightly forward with double hung sashes without glazing bars under segmental brick heads and with external shutters in each of the 3 bays. The outer bays of the ground floor have semi-circular headed similar windows within recessed semi-circular headed openings and the window heads are filled with louvre shutters. A projecting central flat roofed porch of the mid C19 has brick pilasters and cornice of elaborately moulded brick. The long west elevation has similar double hung sash windows and a central mid C19 canted 2 storey bay window of double hung sash windows set in brickwork. Towards the southern end is a similar but single storey bay window. Apparently a simple rectangular block with later extensions at rear. Internally, typical plaster cornice and fire surrounds and complete internal window shutters including vertical roller shutters in bay window.

Listing NGR: TL8440440384

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National Grid Reference: TL 84404 40384

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