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Description: Dovecote About 30 Yards South East of Great House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 149669
OS Grid Reference: SO5246656504
OS Grid Coordinates: 352466, 256504
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2047, -2.6970
STOKE PRIOR CP AND STOKE PRIOR
SO 55 NW
STOKE PRIOR (DET) CP
Dovecote about 30 yards
Great House Farmhouse
Dovecote. C18. Handmade-red brick with some blue brick dressings. Pyramidal
stone-tiled roof laid in diminishing courses with a timber lantern at the apex,
a continuous central alighting ledge and a pyramidal roof. Square plan. Two
levels. North-west front elevation: the openings all have cambered heads with
decorative alternate blue brick headers. Three bays; the central bay is of
greater width than the outer bays. There are two ground floor rectangular
windows with wooden bars, three blind windows above on the upper level, and
a central doorway with a chamfered frame and a ledged and battened door with
strap hinges. A doorway on the north-east side provides access to the upper
floordue to the change in ground level. Interior: there are about 450 nesting
boxes each having a pointed arched entry hole. (RCHM, Herefs, III, p 188, item 14).
Listing NGR: SO5246656504
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Source: English Heritage
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