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Dovecot About 50 Yards South East of Brook House, King's Pyon

Description: Dovecot About 50 Yards South East of Brook House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 149723

OS Grid Reference: SO4376050775
OS Grid Coordinates: 343760, 250775
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1524, -2.8234

Location: King's Pyon, County of Herefordshire HR4 8PU

Locality: King's Pyon
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR4 8PU

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Listing Text

SO 45 SW
1/42 Dovecot about 50 yards
south-east of
20.2.53 Brook House


Dovecot. Probably early C18. Deep sandstone rubble plinth. Timber-framed
with brick nogging. Pyramidal Welsh slate roof with lantern. Square plan
aligned north-west/south-east. Two storeys. South-east elevation has thin
closely set studs in two rows between plinth and wall-plate crossed by long
diagonal members from corners of wall-posts. Two small openings. Entry with
ledged door to right-hand side of plinth. Lantern has 16 glazing bars, pyramidal
roof and moulded oak finial. Right return has stairs rising from north to ledged
door into first floor. Interior noted as having several rows of nesting holes in
upper part of framed walling. (BoE, p 207; RCHM, Vol III, p 88).

Listing NGR: SO4376050775

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Source: English Heritage

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