dower house


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dower house

a house set apart for the use of a widow, often on her deceased husband's estate
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Dower houses and minor centers at Tikal, Guatemala: an investigation into the identification of valid units in settlement hierarchies, in W.
We lived totally separate lives, and Houshang, who has always treated his first wife with great respect, simply had living quarters at Hamilton House and here at the Dower House.
Contact details: Sven Lorenz, Dixcart Dower House, Dixcart Lane, Isle of Sark, GY9 0SE, Channel Islands, Sven.
In addition, motoring mogul Arnold Clark will have some of his own classics on display set against the imposing backdrop of Dower House.
Built in the early 19th Century as a dower house, The Citadel is made of salmon red sandstone and screened by half an acre of gardens.
Casually dressed in a blue shirt and black trousers and sporting designer sunglasses, 44-year-old Faldo had the top of his silver BMW convertible down in scorching sunshine as he cruised slowly through the wrought iron gates of Dower House.
Private schools in the area include The Dower House at Quatt, Moffats at Kinlet, Steiner School in Stourbridge, Wrekin College and Shrewsbury School.
It was built in 1849 by Sir John Hay Williams as a dower house for his wife Lady Sarah Hay Williams - Rhianfa means "woman's house" in Welsh.
Dating back to 1760, this Georgian town house is believed to have been built as a dower house for a wealthy local family.
This former stately home was built in 1856/7 as a dower house for Lady Elizabeth Love Jones Parry of the Madryn state.
At the opposite ends of the price scale are The Cork in Westgate Buildings and the Royal Crescent's own restaurant, The Dower House.
The building is in the middle of a 2,000-acre working rural estate which includes a church, Dower house, stables, workshops, a dovecote on stilts and a 19th century conservatory.