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Dovecote in Former Park Farm Yard, Fairford

Description: Dovecote in Former Park Farm Yard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129787

OS Grid Reference: SP1537701202
OS Grid Coordinates: 415377, 201202
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7093, -1.7788

Location: 1 Park Street, Fairford, Gloucestershire GL7 4JJ

Locality: Fairford
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 4JJ

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Listing Text

(south side)

13/230 Dovecote, in former Park Farm


Large circular dovecot. Reputed to be medieval, possibly C16.
Rubble stone with conical stone slate roof and octagonal small
glazed lantern. Narrow flush stone doorway on south side with
original or very old plank door with strap hinges and small
inserted light, with 2-light stone mullion above. Interior has
very large coursed stone central column. Both column and internal
face of wall are completely patterned by pierced dove holes. Small
C19 farm building on west side in random coursed rubble with stone
slate roof, single storey and loft, cambered head doorway and
window on south side, loft door and fanlight to west.

Listing NGR: SP1537701202

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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