Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1199036

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1960

Statutory Address: THE DOWER HOUSE, THE HILL


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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


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


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


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

Legacy System number: 317191

Legacy System: LBS

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