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Dovecote About 20 Yards West of Hawford Grange, Ombersley

Description: Dovecote About 20 Yards West of Hawford Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 148002

OS Grid Reference: SO8463760653
OS Grid Coordinates: 384637, 260653
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2438, -2.2264

Location: Worcester WR3 7SG

Locality: Ombersley
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR3 7SG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecote at Hawford Grange, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


3/107 Dovecote about 20 yards
west of Hawford Grange

- II*

Dovecote. C16, restored late C20. Timber-framed with rendered infill on
sandstone rubble plinth and cross-gabled plain tiled roof with gabled
lantern. Square plan. Framing: close-set vertical studding, three rows
to tie-beam and two rows in each gable; long straight braces in lower
corners. Double doors in north elevation; east elevation has a window
with two wood mullions and three iron bars and above it is a blocked
opening; also blocked opening in west elevation; small attic lights in
each gable with single wooden mullion. Interior: blue brick floor; about
150 nesting boxes survive on west wall and about 60 on the north wall.
The dovecote was purchased and restored by the National Trust in 1978.

Listing NGR: SO8463760653

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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