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The Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tintinhull, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9754 / 50°58'31"N

Longitude: -2.7134 / 2°42'48"W

OS Eastings: 350007

OS Northings: 119795

OS Grid: ST500197

Mapcode National: GBR MK.LY30

Mapcode Global: FRA 566J.NQ7

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424995

Location: Tintinhull, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Tintinhull

Built-Up Area: Tintinhull

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The Dower House, Farm Street
14/341
6/341

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The Dower House, Farm Street
14/341
6/341

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ST5019 TINTINHULL CP FARM STREET (North side)

14/341 The Dower House

19.4.61

GV II*

Detached house. Later C17 modified C20. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tile roof between coped gables; stone slab chimney
stacks. Two storeys with attics, 7 bays. Dentilled timber fascia: mullioned windows of 2 lights; those to lower bays 1,
2, 6 and 7 being ovolo-mould in wave mould recesses, and the remainder hollow-chamfer moulded in plain recesses;
continuous labels to both levels; to upper bay 4 an oval window with carved stone wreath architrave, matching that at
the nearby Tintinhull House (q.v): to lower bay 4 a moulded cambered arched doorway with boarded door, the lintol
highly carved, and possibly C20; an open stone porch, with detached Tuscan columns on plinths and segmental hood, again
possibly early C20: to bays 2, 4 and 6 pitched hipped roof dormers with 2-light casements: all windows rectangular
leaded. Single storey extension of one bay to east, with triple-roll clay tiled roof and stepped coped east gable, with
matching hollow-chamfer mould window. Interior not seen. One of three major houses in the village owned by the Napper
family.

Listing NGR: ST5000719795

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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