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Remains of the Dower House in Fawsley Park 3/4 Metres North East of Fawsley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Fawsley, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360575

Location: Fawsley, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text

FAWSLEY
SP55NE
5/85 Remains of the Dower House in n
18/01/68 Fawsley Park 3/4m. NE of
Fawsley Hall
(Formerly listed as Remains of
the Dower House)
- II
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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