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Description: Dovecote Approximately 15 Metres North of the Pigeon House
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127365
OS Grid Reference: SP1178006781
OS Grid Coordinates: 411780, 206781
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7596, -1.8307
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BIBURY PACKHORSE LANE
11/117 Dovecote approximately 15m north
of The Pigeon House (previously
23.1.52 listed with The Pigeon House)
Dovecote. Probably C17; extensive late C20 restoration from
ruinous condition by Sir Colin Crowe. Random and coursed rubble
limestone; stone slate roof. Circular; later internal upper
floor now removed. Doorway on south side with timber lintel;
gabled eaves-mounted dormer above. High level doorway on north
side with access from bank. Central square lantern with pyramid
roof and small ball finial. Interior: lined with 7 rows of pigeon
holes and perches. New roof structure by Mervin Day is of some
interest with circular purlin. Stands to north of The Pigeon House
Listing NGR: SP1177906783
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Source: English Heritage
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