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Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres West of Great Codham Hall, Wethersfield

Description: Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres West of Great Codham Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115651

OS Grid Reference: TL7379228042
OS Grid Coordinates: 573792, 228042
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9238, 0.5260

Location: Wethersfield, Essex CM7 5JD

Locality: Wethersfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 5JD

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/138 Dovecote approx. 30
21.12.67 metres west of Great
Codham Hall


Dovecote. Late C18. Red brick in irregular bond, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. Square plan facing NE. One storey. Central doorway with 2-centred arch
of 2 plain orders with plain pilasters. Oak door and frame. 2 dummy windows
outlined in bricks projecting edge outwards, with 2-centred heads and plain
labels, and a cross between them, similarly executed. Sides and back plain.
Pyramidal roof with octagonal wooden cupola, ogival lead roof and weathervane.
Aperture blocked. The interior has on each side a wooden rack of 3 tiers of 9
nestboxes supported on wooden brackets, those at the front and rear being above
those at the sides, all of softwood. Earth floor.

Listing NGR: TL7379228042

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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