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Description: Dovecote to the North of Writtle Park Farmhouse
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
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1. HIGHWOOD HIGHWOOD
Dovecote to the
north 6 Writtle
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
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Source: English Heritage
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