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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wytham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7742 / 51°46'26"N

Longitude: -1.3116 / 1°18'41"W

OS Eastings: 447596

OS Northings: 208610

OS Grid: SP475086

Mapcode National: GBR 7XB.R7D

Mapcode Global: VHCXM.6NZS

Plus Code: 9C3WQMFQ+M9

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249847

Location: Wytham, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX2

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wytham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wytham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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10/170 The Dower House
09/02/66 (Formerly listed as Post
Office and store, The Dower
House. Cottage to W of Post
Office and store, Dower House)
House. Late Cl7/early C18: refronted mid C19. Uncoursed limestone rubble,
roughcast front; gabled artificial stone slate roof; symmetrical end stacks of
stone with moulded drip course and stone finished in brick rebuilt in C20.
L-plan with rear left wing. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Mid C19
half-glazed door: bracketed hood with sundial and inscribed "FS 1859".
Two-storey-and-attic square bay window to left has chamfered wood-mullioned
lights: canted bay window to right has narrow sashes set in chamfered
stone-mullioned lights: 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned windows above: similar
2-light window in gabled roof dormer. Late C18 cottage of limestone rubble with
gabled stone slate roofs to left: mid C19 range to right. 2-storey rear wing of
similar materials has 2 mid C19 three-light Gothic casements. Interior: cased
and chamfered beams. Mid C19 spiral staircase with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SP4759608610

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