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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE DOWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1227288

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE, FARM STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityTintinhull

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 424995

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History

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Details

The Dower House, Farm Street 14/341 6/341

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The Dower House, Farm Street 14/341 6/341

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ST5019 TINTINHULL CP FARM STREET (North side)

14/341 The Dower House

19.4.61

GV II* Detached house. Later C17 modified C20. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tile roof between coped gables; stone slab chimney stacks. Two storeys with attics, 7 bays. Dentilled timber fascia: mullioned windows of 2 lights; those to lower bays 1, 2, 6 and 7 being ovolo-mould in wave mould recesses, and the remainder hollow-chamfer moulded in plain recesses; continuous labels to both levels; to upper bay 4 an oval window with carved stone wreath architrave, matching that at the nearby Tintinhull House (q.v): to lower bay 4 a moulded cambered arched doorway with boarded door, the lintol highly carved, and possibly C20; an open stone porch, with detached Tuscan columns on plinths and segmental hood, again possibly early C20: to bays 2, 4 and 6 pitched hipped roof dormers with 2-light casements: all windows rectangular leaded. Single storey extension of one bay to east, with triple-roll clay tiled roof and stepped coped east gable, with matching hollow-chamfer mould window. Interior not seen. One of three major houses in the village owned by the Napper family.



Listing NGR: ST5000719795

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National Grid Reference: ST 50007 19795

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