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Dovecote to the North of Writtle Park Farmhouse, Highwood

Description: Dovecote to the North of Writtle Park Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 112776

OS Grid Reference: TL6492803673
OS Grid Coordinates: 564928, 203673
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7076, 0.3856

Location: Highwood, Essex CM1 3QF

Locality: Highwood
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM1 3QF

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Listing Text

Dovecote to the
north 6 Writtle
Park Far,"house
TL 60 SW 11/582


Probably the only remaining circular dovecote in Essex. The present building
is C18 built in red brick, header bend, possibly on an earlier, Tudor, foundation.
2 storeys. Conical tiled roof, no longer surmounted by a louvre but it has
an old weather vane, and a moulded brick cornice, There are no nests remaining.
The cote stands alone in the middle of a field.

Listing NGR: TL6492803673

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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