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Description: Dovecote and Cider House, Grange Farm
Date Listed: 24 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 126595
OS Grid Reference: SO8900628062
OS Grid Coordinates: 389006, 228062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9509, -2.1614
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DEERHURST DEERHURST WALTON
SO 82 NE
Dovecote and cider house, Grange
Farm (formerly listed as dovecote
to south of Grange Farm)
Dovecote and cider house. C17, altered C19; late C19 cider house.
Random rubble, dressed quoins to dovecote, Sussex bond brickwork
cider house, tiled roofs. Tall dovecote, lower cider house
against gable. Entrance side to dovecote: wide central doorway
with timber lintel, quoins on left largely straight-jointed to
wall, top renewed in brick; lower quoins on right replaced by
brickwork to cider house; eaves fascia to latter, open eaves to
dovecote, hipped roof with gablets. Left return, lean-to brick
buttress at foot left end, some brick quoining above. Boarded
window opening centre, wall disturbed above: weatherboard facing
Interior: originally 19 full rows of nests all round, of stone,
ledge below approximately every third row, some nests removed for
later openings. Floor level raised: blocked door opposite main
entrance; door cut to cider house. Three trusses, end for
gablets: left end king-post with bolt, centre angle struts from
tie-beam, right tie-beam and collar: one pair purlins, plank
ridge. To cider house, wall thickened either side main doors,
offset beam for spindle to mill, one pair purlins strutted apart.
Listing NGR: SO8900628062
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Source: English Heritage
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