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Dovecote About 50 Yards North East of Huddington Court, Huddington

Description: Dovecote About 50 Yards North East of Huddington Court

Grade: II
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

Location: Huddington, Worcestershire WR9 7LL

Locality: Huddington
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 7LL

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Listing Text

SO 95 NW
6/181 (19/22A) Dovecote about 50 yards
north-east of
Huddington Court

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
p 200).

Listing NGR: SO9428557330

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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