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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturmer, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0664 / 52°3'58"N

Longitude: 0.4786 / 0°28'42"E

OS Eastings: 569990

OS Northings: 243787

OS Grid: TL699437

Mapcode National: GBR PFH.FTD

Mapcode Global: VHJHJ.7BV8

Plus Code: 9F423F8H+GC

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114232

Location: Sturmer, Braintree, Essex, CB9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Sturmer

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Sturmer St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The Dower House,
formerly The


House, late C16, extended in C18. Timber framed, plastered, and red brick,
Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx. N-S
with internal chimney stack in N bay, forming a lobby-entrance to W, now
blocked. External chimney stack to E of S bay, now enclosed in C18 parallel
range. Stair tower in NE angle. N extension to main range, late C18, with
pyramidal roof. 2 storeys with attics. W elevation, ground floor, one double-
hung sash window without glazing bars, one bay window with tiled, hipped roof,
one splayed bay window with flat roof, one late C19/early C20 casement window.
First floor, one double-hung sash window of 4 lights, 2 late C19/early C20
casement windows. In S elevation, 6-panel door in simple doorcase with shallow
hood on brackets, late C18. In S ground floor room, axial beam plain-chamfered
with step stops, joists plastered to soffits. Recessed semi-circular cupboard
in E wall to N of stack, C18. In next room to N, axial beam plain-chamfered,
exposed joists of horizontal section, contemporary wood-burning hearth reduced
for coal fire. Clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL6999043787

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