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Latitude: 52.2163 / 52°12'58"N
Longitude: -1.1668 / 1°10'0"W
OS Eastings: 457024
OS Northings: 257896
OS Grid: SP570578
Mapcode National: GBR 8SM.5TB
Mapcode Global: VHCVK.QKK9
Entry Name: Remains of the Dower House in Fawsley Park 3/4 Metres North East of Fawsley Hall
Listing Date: 18 January 1968
Last Amended: 24 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343554
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360575
Location: Fawsley, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11
Civil Parish: Fawsley
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Fawsley St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5/85 Remains of the Dower House in n
18/01/68 Fawsley Park 3/4m. NE of
(Formerly listed as Remains of
the Dower House)
Dower house, originally hunting lodge. Early C16 and late C16. Ironstone ashlar
and brick laid in irregular English bond, brick lateral and end stacks. H-plan.
The house consists of two ranges, the earlier front range of brick with
ironstone dressings and later back range, completing the H, of ironstone. The
front range has a polygonal brick tower in the middle of the long side with
first floor moulded brick and stone string with deep hollow moulding, and
battlemented parapet. Diaper patterning to brickwork with flared headers.
Arch-mullion windows of 2, 3 and 4-lights. Ironstone quoins. Large ironstone
projecting end stack to left with base of twisted brick flues. The stone range
behind has similar arch-mullion windows and stack. Ruined by mid C18 and some
C19 repair work. The earliest brick structure in the county (Pevsner). Now in a
very poor state of repair and smothered with ivy. A Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.215-216).
Listing NGR: SP5702457896
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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