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Dovecote and Attached Open Shelter Building 60m South-West of Church Farmhouse, Iwerne Courtney or Shroton

Description: Dovecote and Attached Open Shelter Building 60m South-West of Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 103194

OS Grid Reference: ST8595112466
OS Grid Coordinates: 385951, 112466
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9115, -2.2012

Location: Fairfield Road, Iwerne Courtney, Dorset DT11 8QF

Locality: Iwerne Courtney or Shroton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 8QF

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Dovecote and
GV attached open
shelter building
60m south-west of
Church Farmhouse


Dovecote and attached open shelter building. Dovecote C17, shelter of uncertain
date. Dovecote of ashlar with half-hipped tiled roof. Chamfered plinth. Shelter
is timber framed on stone plinths with hipped, thatched roof. Internally the
dovecote is lined with nesting boxes formed of thin stone slabs supported on
square blocks. Part of an impressive and relatively unchanged group of farm
buildings (RCHM, Dorset vol III, p 129, no 8).

Listing NGR: ST8595312470

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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