DOVER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154890
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
DOVER HOUSE, EAST END

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVER HOUSE, EAST END

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Northleach with Eastington
National Grid Reference:
SP 11442 14524

Details

NORTHLEACH WITH EAST END SP 1114 EASTINGTON (north side), Northleach 8/65 Dover House II

House at end of row. Built c1619 under the will of William Dutton, extended C19. Limestone rubble, ashlar street front, short length of ashlar in left-hand return. Stone slate roof, corrugated asbestos to C19 extension at rear. Ashlar stacks. Formerly 'L'- shaped plan now rectangular plan. Small C19 extension. Two- storeys. Two-windowed facade to main road, all 12-pane sashes with horns. C19 six-panel door set back within semi-circular headed surround. Band and parapet above first floor windows. Left-hand return; C20 door with glazing bars within flat-chamfered 4-centred arched surround. Sixteen-pane sash left of door. Small 16-pane sash above door. Twenty-pane sash left. Sixteen-pane sash to upper floor of extension to left. Six-pane casement within blocking of room pitching door left. C19 four-panel door with upper panels glazed and C19 plank door to ground floor. Gable end stacks. Interior; intersecting moulded beams in room left of 4-centred arched doorway. History; once used as store for wool and cloth, then became the Lamb Inn and subsequently the Sherborne Arms. House formerly extended further left of present front, the additional bays were refronted in the early C19 in a similar way to the remaining 2 bays. This part of the house was dismantled and transported to America by Henry Ford in 1937. The house contained stencilled, probably C18 wall paintings. (Trans B.G.A.S. p 6 - 7 and 1939)

Listing NGR: SP1144214524

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
130503
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society' in Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, (1939)

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: 15 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04100/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Edward Parrott. Source Historic England Archive
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