THE DOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303998
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1960
Statutory Address:
THE DOWER HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE DOWER HOUSE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Westcote
National Grid Reference:
SP 21921 20769

Details

WESTCOTE CHURCH WESTCOTE SP 22 SW 2/255 The Dower House 25.8.60 GV II Large house early-mid C17. Limestone rubble with dressed stone quoins. Artificial stone slate roof with ashlar stacks. Rectangular plan. Extensive C20 Cotswold style range at right angles not of special interest. Almost symmetrical twin-gabled 3- windowed facade. Two storeys and attic. Two 4-light stone- mullioned casements with stopped hoods to the ground floor, single-light casement with stopped hood between the former. Two 3- light and one 2-light stone-mullioned casement to the first floor. Each gable is lit by a 2-light stone-mullioned casement. All casements double-chamfered and with hollow-moulded mullions and leaded panes. Central double C20 plank door within a dressed Tudor-arched stone surround. Stone-mullioned casements (some late C19 or C20 replacements) in left gable end and at rear. Roof; flat coped gables. Twin right gable-end stack with flat-chamfered cappings and skirtings. Chimney gable with twin stack at rear. Interior; large Tudor-arched inglenook fireplace with moulded surround and carved spandrels, and a moulded capping. Early plank door to stairs. C17 carved oak panel above. Three carved oak panels to the right of the door. Two small Tudor-arched fireplaces in the first floor rooms. Panelled room with a fielded panelled frieze, some panelling C17, some probably replaced C20.



Listing NGR: SP2192120769

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
130986
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.

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