dower house


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dower house

n
(Architecture) a house set apart for the use of a widow, often on her deceased husband's estate
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Future Contract Opportunity: East Ayrshire Council are hosting a Contractors Consultation for Dean Castle Country Park (Parks for People Project)at the Dower House, Dean Castle Country Park, KilmarnockDay 1 - 10th December - 11.
It was built in 1846 as the dower house to the Collingwood estate, in Northumberland, and incorporates various outbuildings and stables dating back to the 17th Century into the main house, making it a large family home with an annexe.
John Nichols, who runs the Dower House B&B next to it, said: "This is the main route - the only route - for drivers from parts of Cumbria who want to get to the west coast.
Meanwhile, Edith reconnects with an old acquaintance, who comes to her aid in her hour of need, and over at the Dower House, Spratt has something to hide.
The Grade II-listed property was first built in the 19th century as a dower house for Lady Sarah Hay-Williams.
WEST AVENUE, HANDSWORTH WOOD The Dower House in West Avenue is a charming detached cottage built around 1760 and blending old world features together with contemporary influences.
Nevertheless, TR 20A & B is a substantial work, and I look forward to TR 22, in which Haviland will examine in detail group 7F-1, which, in contrast to the commoner houses he reports in TR 20A & B, seems to have been both a high elite residence and perhaps the dower house of a former queen of Tikal (cf.
For the past five years, Jafari has been living with Katrina and their two young children at Dower House, in which the businessman owns two apartments.
First built in the 19th century as a dower house for Lady Sarah Hay-Williams, it was bought by investors Clarenco LLP, owned by Mike Clare, for around pounds 2m last year.
Stepping Westward" links up with the earlier "The Dower House," both riffing Jane Austen's Persuasion, with different Elliots encountering protagonists who engage in some actions and thoughts familiar to readers of that novel.
Old Dower House, who's retired now, loved going round there, even though he had legs like glass.
Contact details: Sven Lorenz Dixcart Dower House Dixcart Lane Isle of Sark, GY9 0SE Channel Islands Sven.