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Description: Dovecote and Attached Cow House About 30 Yards North of Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 147721
OS Grid Reference: SO9154262217
OS Grid Coordinates: 391542, 262217
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2581, -2.1253
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HADZOR CP HADZOR LANE (east side)
SO 96 SW
3/45 Dovecote and attached cow
house about 30 yards north
of Court Farmhouse
Dovecote, now store, and attached cow house. Mid- to late C19. Dovecote:
brick, pyramidal plain tiled roof with overhanging eaves. Square plan. Two
levels; south elevation facing farmhouse has a square light and doorway at
ground-floor level and a large central doorway at upper level, all with gauged
flat heads; west and north elevations have a central lancet with ashlar dress-
ings flanked by blind cruciform slit windows. Large elaborate painted timber
lantern with cross-gabled roof; pointed-arched recess to each face, two rows
of plank weatherings, pierced scalloped bargeboards, moulded finials and pendants
at gable bases and apexes; crowned by a weathervane. Interior: ground floor has
parallel tunnel vaulted ceiling aligned north/south. Gable end of Cow house
adjoins east elevation; brick, blue brick dressings, plain tiled roof with
parapets at gable ends; two bays, two levels with dentilled eaves cornice.
Main south elevation has two wood-mullioned windows and two doorways, all
with cambered heads. 2-light C19 casement at east gable end with C20 attic
light above. A large well-detailed dovecote on a prominent site and of group
value with Court Farmhouse (qv).
Listing NGR: SO9154262217
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Source: English Heritage
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