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Latitude: 51.494 / 51°29'38"N
Longitude: -2.2287 / 2°13'43"W
OS Eastings: 384217
OS Northings: 177248
OS Grid: ST842772
Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.7CG
Mapcode Global: VH963.BQ33
Entry Name: The Dower House
Listing Date: 20 December 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1199036
English Heritage Legacy ID: 317191
Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14
Civil Parish: Castle Combe
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Castle Combe
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
CASTLE COMBE THE HILL
6/100 The Dower House
House, late C17, rough rendered rubble stone with stone tiled roof,
coped gables and end wall stacks. Two-and-a-half storeys, L plan.
Row of 4 dormer gables set to left, moulded coping, ball finials
and ovolo-moulded 2-light stone-mullion windows with hoodmoulds.
5-window range to main floors, ovolo-moulded mullion and transom
windows to first flobr and ground floor right (one ground floor
window renewed). Ground floor left has 2 bead-moulded sash
windows. Fine central bolection moulded doorcase with shell hood
on scroll brackets and Scrope arms. 6-panel door. Rear range of
one storey and attic, south side dormer gable with 12-pane sash
over 2 ovolo-moulded 2-light windows with hoodmoulds.
Interior: rear staircase with closed string, twisted balusters and
acorn finials to newels. Front left room has late C18 plaster
frieze with honeysuckle motif and original colouring. Adam-style
fireplace possibly replica.
Listing NGR: ST8421777248
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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