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Downe Hall

  • Built / Designed For: William Downe

    House & Family History: Downe Hall is a house of five bays by two-and-a-half stories with Portland stone ashlar rustication. The small semicircular porch was added circa 1807.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: In the 1990s a housing development was erected in the former grounds of Downe Hall.

  • Architect: Edward Schroeder Prior

    Date: 1890s
    Designed: Alterations for Alfred William Hounsell Dammers

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  • Title: Buildings of England: Dorset, The
    Author: Newman, John; Pevsner, Nikolaus
    Year Published: 1999
    Reference: pgs. 113-114
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710442
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: William Downe, 1780s-1810. Henry Templer, 1823-38; James Templer, 1838-50s. John Montagu, until 1893. Alfred William Hounsell Dammers, 1893-1900.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Converted into five flats in the 1990s

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No