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Dover House

A Grade II Listed Building in Northleach, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8292 / 51°49'45"N

Longitude: -1.8354 / 1°50'7"W

OS Eastings: 411442

OS Northings: 214524

OS Grid: SP114145

Mapcode National: GBR 3PR.BSL

Mapcode Global: VHB27.49K1

Entry Name: Dover House

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130503

Location: Northleach with Eastington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Northleach with Eastington

Built-Up Area: Northleach

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Northleach St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 1114
EASTINGTON (north side), Northleach
8/65 Dover House

House at end of row. Built c1619 under the will of William Dutton,
extended C19. Limestone rubble, ashlar street front, short length
of ashlar in left-hand return. Stone slate roof, corrugated
asbestos to C19 extension at rear. Ashlar stacks. Formerly 'L'-
shaped plan now rectangular plan. Small C19 extension. Two-
storeys. Two-windowed facade to main road, all 12-pane sashes with
horns. C19 six-panel door set back within semi-circular headed
surround. Band and parapet above first floor windows. Left-hand
return; C20 door with glazing bars within flat-chamfered 4-centred
arched surround. Sixteen-pane sash left of door. Small 16-pane
sash above door. Twenty-pane sash left. Sixteen-pane sash to
upper floor of extension to left. Six-pane casement within
blocking of room pitching door left. C19 four-panel door with
upper panels glazed and C19 plank door to ground floor. Gable end
Interior; intersecting moulded beams in room left of 4-centred
arched doorway. History; once used as store for wool and cloth,
then became the Lamb Inn and subsequently the Sherborne Arms.
House formerly extended further left of present front, the
additional bays were refronted in the early C19 in a similar way to
the remaining 2 bays. This part of the house was dismantled and
transported to America by Henry Ford in 1937. The house contained
stencilled, probably C18 wall paintings.
(Trans B.G.A.S. p 6 - 7 and 1939)

Listing NGR: SP1144214524

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