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Description: Dovecote About 50 Yards North East of Huddington Court
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 147857
OS Grid Reference: SO9428257330
OS Grid Coordinates: 394282, 257330
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2142, -2.0851
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HUDDINGTON CP HUDDINGTON
SO 95 NW
6/181 (19/22A) Dovecote about 50 yards
Dovecote. C17, restored early to mid-C20. Timber-framed with rendered
infill on sandstone and lias limestone rubble plinth; plain tiled roof.
Square plan. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate; short straight
upper corner braces and collar and tie-beam trusses with three struts to
collar and V-struts in apex. South elevation has a ledged and battened
door and leaded transom light; 2-light leaded casement in west elevation.
Roof has a central gabled timber lantern with entry holes and alighting
ledges. Interior: almost 125 nesting boxes survive on the west wall.
The dovecote appears to have been re-erected and is reported as having
probably been brought to Huddington Court (qv) from elsewhere. (BoE
Listing NGR: SO9428557330
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Source: English Heritage
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