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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boyton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1567 / 51°9'24"N

Longitude: -2.0717 / 2°4'18"W

OS Eastings: 395078

OS Northings: 139721

OS Grid: ST950397

Mapcode National: GBR 2X7.K04

Mapcode Global: VHB5D.16L2

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313239

Location: Boyton, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Boyton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Boyton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 93 NE
(south side)
8/22 The Dower House


Wrongly shown on OS map as Boyton Cottage. Detached house. C18,
altered early C19. Dressed limestone, hipped tiled roof, brick
stacks with decorated pots. Two-storey, 3-windowed south front;
sashes. Early C19 half-glazed door with panelled reveals and
moulded architrave with dentilled porch on wooden Tuscan columns,
either side are paired 12-pane flush sashes. First floor has sash
over door and pair of sashes either side; the left hand pairs on
both floors are at lower level than right hand pairs. Dentilled
brick cornice to roof with two hipped dormers; 2-light casements.
Right return has pair of flush sashes to ground floor and one sash
and a pair to first floor, one hipped dormer to roof. Left return
has attached single-storey extension with steel casements and
hipped roof, blocked openings to main range. Rear has pair of 2-
storey wings flanking narrow former courtyard, filled by C19
single-storey bay with 24-pane sash, first floor of main range has
12-pane sash.
Interior has early C19 fittings; open well stairs with two stick
balusters per tread, ramped handrail, wreathed at bottom, beaded
door architraves, 4-panelled doors, internal window shutters.
Formerly Dower House of Fane family to Boyton Manor (q.v.).
Undergoing renovation at time of survey (April 1985). Probably
originally L-plan with subsequent additions and remodelling in late
C18 and early C19.

Listing NGR: ST9507839721

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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