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Dowdeswell Court

  • Earlier Houses: The current house was built on the site of an earlier 17th century house.

    Built / Designed For: Rogers family

    House & Family History: During World War II Dowdeswell Court was requisitioned by the British Air Ministry.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The house sits within an estate of 250 acres.

  • Architect: Rowland Paul

    Date: 1833-34
    Designed: House for Rogers family

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 247, 1852.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Julian Dunkerton; here since 2011.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE; Edward Coxwell-Rogers, 19th century; Rogers family here from the 16th century until circa 1900.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No