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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakhill, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2255 / 51°13'31"N

Longitude: -2.5281 / 2°31'41"W

OS Eastings: 363218

OS Northings: 147505

OS Grid: ST632475

Mapcode National: GBR MT.33B5

Mapcode Global: VH89V.4GCB

Plus Code: 9C3V6FGC+6Q

Entry Name: The Dower House

Listing Date: 19 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487627

Location: Ashwick, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Ashwick

Built-Up Area: Oakhill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


381/0/10013 The Dower House


House, formerly farmhouse. C18; extended C19. Coursed stone rubble with freestone dressings. Slate roof with stone coped gable ends and moulded stone eaves cornice; rear wing clad in Bridgwater tiles.
PLAN: 2-room plan front range with rear service wing and central entrance passage [passage and right-hand room now one]; rear wing extended on left [W] side in C19.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south front with small 2-light sashes and casements with glazing bars in moulded stone frames; central first floor small Venetian window in stone frame, its central round-headed light breaking moulded stone eaves cornice; ashlar gabled porch below with C20 glazed inner door. West side has C20 casements and large porch. East side of rear wing has plank door in chamfered stone frame with Tudor arch and 2-light stone windows to right. Gable end of rear wing has similar stone windows to right with casements and lean-to outshut on left.
INTERIOR: Various chamfered and unchamfered ceiling beams, stone flag floor in stairhall; late C19 joinery including panelled doors on first floor. 3-bay roof over front range has two trusses that might incorporate earlier re-used timbers.

Listing NGR: ST6321447506

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

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