Description: Wall and Dovecote of Orchard 50 Metres South of Longwood Estate Office
Date Listed: 19 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 145470
OS Grid Reference: SU5414224720
OS Grid Coordinates: 454142, 124720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0193, -1.2295
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SU 52 SW OWSLEBURY LONGWOOD ESTATE
8/9 Wall and dovecote of
Orchard 50m S of
Longwood Estate Office
Wall with archway and dovecote. Circa 1880 by G Devey. Wall brick with stone
dressings, and tile coping. Dovecote flint with brick dressings old plain tile
roof. Wall attached to end of well house which it ramps down to from 3 to 2.5m
in height and next to ramp is gateway wall ramps down again half way along and
dovecote is on end of wall. Details of wall same as wall on other side of yard.
Dovecote circular with only one opening a brick door opening low down for access
from yard. Roof has overhanging eaves and on top octagonal cupola with open sides
for birds to enter. Inside converted to fruit shed with nesting boxes replaced by
shelves but ladder remains.
Listing NGR: SU5193823775
Source: English Heritage
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