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Dovehouse Approximately 7 Metres South East of Blois Farmhouse, Steeple Bumpstead

Description: Dovehouse Approximately 7 Metres South East of Blois Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114192

OS Grid Reference: TL6853241566
OS Grid Coordinates: 568532, 241566
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0469, 0.4562

Location: B1054, Steeple Bumpstead, Essex CB9 7DW

Locality: Steeple Bumpstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB9 7DW

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Listing Text

2/71 Dovehouse approx.
7 metres SE of
Blois Farmhouse

Dovehouse, c.1800. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red
clay tiles, nesting boxes of clay. Square plan. Exterior totally obscured
by creeper. Interior lined with nesting boxes made of flat vertical and
horizontal slabs of unfired clay and chopped straw approx. 25mm thick.
Dovehouses of this construction are rare in Essex.

Listing NGR: TL6853241566

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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