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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.821 / 52°49'15"N

Longitude: -1.425 / 1°25'30"W

OS Eastings: 438845

OS Northings: 324981

OS Grid: SK388249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.0K6

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.2CP6

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83077

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Melbourne

Built-Up Area: Melbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

6/93 (West Side)
The Dower House
House. 1829 with late C19 alterations and C20 addition. Ashlar
with hipped slate roof and ashlar ridge stack, plus moulded
eaves cornice. Two storeys and four bays, plus C20 addition to
west. South elevation has a glazing bar sash to west with an
advanced bay window to east, which has double glazed doors to
front with narrow flanking side lights, also a moulded cornice
with blocking course above. Beyond to west there are two full
height windows with C20 glazed doors. Above there are four
glazing bar sashes. Western addition has glazing bar sashes.
To east elevation there is an off-centre pilastered doorcase
with panelled door flanked by narrow side lights and a moulded
cornice above supported by carved consoles. Rear window has
datestone over inscribed 'I E 1829'. Central room has an early
C19 marble fireplace with reeded jambs and carved roundels to
top corners. Staircase is late C19.

Listing NGR: SK3884524981

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