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Dovecot Approximately 5 Metres West of Stock Gaylard House, Lydlinch

Description: Dovecot Approximately 5 Metres West of Stock Gaylard House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 102573

OS Grid Reference: ST7218413019
OS Grid Coordinates: 372184, 113019
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9160, -2.3970

Locality: Lydlinch
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 2BG

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Listing Text

ST 71 SW
Dovecot approximately 5m
west of Stock Gaylard House
Dovecot, now ornamental summerhouse. Date of origin uncertain, possibly medieval,
rainwater head dated 1675, extensively remodelled c 1800. Circular structure of
coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, conical tiled roof with weather vane some
brick dressings. South doorways and windows have segmental pointed heads, north
window of 2-light under 2-centred head. The upper storey has a clock which,
according to the RCHM is of late C18 or early Cl9. "RCHM, Dorset, vol III," p 140,
no 5.

Listing NGR: ST7218413019

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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