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The Dowes House and Home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8544 / 51°51'15"N

Longitude: -1.5961 / 1°35'45"W

OS Eastings: 427916

OS Northings: 217393

OS Grid: SP279173

Mapcode National: GBR 5SB.R9F

Mapcode Global: VHBZM.9N27

Plus Code: 9C3WVC33+QH

Entry Name: The Dowes House and Home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251801

ID on this website: 101368173

Location: Shipton-under-Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Built-Up Area: Shipton under Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP 2617-2717
(north side)
The Dowes House and
2.9.86 Home Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now divided. C16 origins, the existing building is C17, altered in the
mid Cl9. Rubble with Cotswold stone roofs. Irregular plan, roughly L-shaped. The
west range (Dowes House) 2 storeys and gables, the right-hand one with ashlar
chimney. 1:3:1 windows irregular, 2 gabled dormers to centre part, French casements
to ground floor right gable, rebated surround to former mullion window to left-hand
gable; the principal feature is an ashlar chimney to right of centre: it serves the
right-hand wing and has a gable at a different angle to the main roof. The left-
hand wing (to north) has mullioned windows on return fronts. East front: again the
main feature is the chimney at the base of which is a rounded projection for the
stairs. The east range is a long range hipped to left-hand side with irregular
gables to south and mullioned windows. It formerly housed the dairy and domestic
quarters of Dowes House (formerly called Upper Farmhouse).

Listing NGR: SP2791617393

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