THE DOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1199036
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1960
Statutory Address:
THE DOWER HOUSE, THE HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE DOWER HOUSE, THE HILL

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Castle Combe
National Grid Reference:
ST 84217 77248

Details

CASTLE COMBE THE HILL ST 8477 (west side) 6/100 The Dower House 20.12.60

GV II*

House, late C17, rough rendered rubble stone with stone tiled roof, coped gables and end wall stacks. Two-and-a-half storeys, L plan. Row of 4 dormer gables set to left, moulded coping, ball finials and ovolo-moulded 2-light stone-mullion windows with hoodmoulds. 5-window range to main floors, ovolo-moulded mullion and transom windows to first flobr and ground floor right (one ground floor window renewed). Ground floor left has 2 bead-moulded sash windows. Fine central bolection moulded doorcase with shell hood on scroll brackets and Scrope arms. 6-panel door. Rear range of one storey and attic, south side dormer gable with 12-pane sash over 2 ovolo-moulded 2-light windows with hoodmoulds. Interior: rear staircase with closed string, twisted balusters and acorn finials to newels. Front left room has late C18 plaster frieze with honeysuckle motif and original colouring. Adam-style fireplace possibly replica.

Listing NGR: ST8421777248

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
317191
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: 11 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02754/07
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