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Description: Dovecote Cottage, Sheephouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 133192
OS Grid Reference: SO8587408526
OS Grid Coordinates: 385874, 208526
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7752, -2.2061
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SO 80 NE
5/16 Dovecote cottage,
listed as farm building
with dovecote, at
Former dovecote and outbuilding, now cottage. Probably C17 but much modified
C19 and C20. Squared and coursed limestone over rubble plinth, stone slate
roof. A 2-storeyed cross-gabled dovecote with 1½-storey extension. Dovecote,
has 3-light stone-mullioned casements to stopped hoods below an oval oculus in
square setting; south and east gables have pigeon ledges and blocked openings.
Extension has 2 dormers above 2-light casements with leading, and lean-to
porch. Included primarily for group value with the Sheephouse (qv), for which
it was originally built.
Listing NGR: SO8587408526
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Source: English Heritage
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