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Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathurst, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1037 / 51°6'13"N

Longitude: -3.0629 / 3°3'46"W

OS Eastings: 325677

OS Northings: 134364

OS Grid: ST256343

Mapcode National: GBR M2.BRW8

Mapcode Global: VH7DN.VJM7

Plus Code: 9C3R4W3P+FR

Entry Name: Dower House

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 22 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487453

Location: Goathurst, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Goathurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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1873/7/10009 Dower House



House, formerly part of rectory. Circa mid-late C19, rebuilding of earlier range; late C20 extension.
Plastered stone with rusticated quoins and bands. Slate roofs with gabled ends. Brick stacks with cornices.
PLAN: Dower House is the rebuilt lower end of a Medieval house which was remodelled and extended in about the mid-late C19. The adjoining high end of the house [Paulet House qv] is separately listed. The low end was rebuilt as the service end of the Victorian house, which was subdivided into two houses, now separately listed.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 4-bay east front with large sash windows with cambered heads and margin glazing bars; the right-hand bay is part of Paulet House [qv]. On the left a large late C20 addition.
INTERIOR: Victorian staircase with stick balusters, moulded mahogany handrail and turned newels.

Listing NGR: ST2567734363

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