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Dovecote to Rougham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rougham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7521 / 52°45'7"N

Longitude: 0.7099 / 0°42'35"E

OS Eastings: 582983

OS Northings: 320606

OS Grid: TF829206

Mapcode National: GBR Q6T.D94

Mapcode Global: WHKQH.W360

Entry Name: Dovecote to Rougham Hall

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220444

Location: Rougham, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Rougham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Rougham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/12/2012


TF 82 SW
1/43
4/12/51


ROUGHAM
Dovecote to Rougham Hall


GV
II*


Dovecote. c.1690 by Hon. Roger North. Coursed flint with brick angle pilasters and thatched
roofs. Octagonal in plan on the exterior, circular on the interior. One doorway and one 2-light
mullion window. Conical roof and a ball finial. Interior filled with approx 936 brick nesting
boxes. The dovecote is fully described in North's treatise 'Of Building' now in British Museum.
Source: Eds: Colvin, H and Newman, J; Of Building: Roger North's Writings on Architecture;
1981; pp100-3.

Listing NGR: TF8298320606

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