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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: 1361288

Location

THE DOWER HOUSE, 39, MAIN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHinckley and BosworthDistrict AuthorityMarket Bosworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1970

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188025

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MARKET BOSWORTH SK4003 MAIN STREET (West Side) 9/27 No. 39 The Dower House 3,8,70

GV II*

House, Early C18. Raised in the late C18 when the doorcase was probably also added. Brick with plain tiled roof. High three storeys, five bays with central double doors in fine case with leaded radial fan-light, a tall pediment and delicate mouldings to capitals and frieze. Tall 18 pane sash windows throughout (but 9 to attic), with thick astragals and flat arched heads. Sill bands. Overhanging eaves. Attic storey raised at later date. Inside original plaster and wood panelling in principal rooms and staircase with carved cheeks and turned balasters, three to a tread. Unusual plan form for its date, with large central hall and staircase to its right, the principal rooms being divided between the ground and first floors. Boundary wall to street has brick piers with stone copings and ball finials, and wrought iron railings above with spearheads.

Listing NGR: SK4060403237

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National Grid Reference: SK 40604 03237

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