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Dovecote 500 Metres South-South-East of Home Farmhouse, Thorncombe

Description: Dovecote 500 Metres South-South-East of Home Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104664

OS Grid Reference: ST3760901432
OS Grid Coordinates: 337609, 101432
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8091, -2.8869

Location: Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4PW

Locality: Thorncombe
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: TA20 4PW

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Listing Text

ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE SADBOROW
3/82 Dovecote 500 metres
south-south-east of
Home Farmhouse
II
Dovecote, free-standing. C18. Rubble walls with stone door jambs. Conical
slate roof. Circular in plan. Plank stable-door with wooden lintel.
Interior: Pigeon-holes round 8 inner faces: on tiers of planks with bricks
for solid-fill inbetween. Holes begin at c.6 feet high and continue up to
wall-plate at c.12 feet. Roof: 2 tie beams jointed at right-angles. Closely-
set rafter forming cone framework. Renewed. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I,
p. 248(28).


Listing NGR: ST3760901432

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Source: English Heritage

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