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Dovecote About 30 Metres North West of Luntley Court, Dilwyn

Description: Dovecote About 30 Metres North West of Luntley Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149817

OS Grid Reference: SO3928455742
OS Grid Coordinates: 339284, 255742
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1966, -2.8897

Location: Dilwyn, County of Herefordshire HR6 9EH

Locality: Dilwyn
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 9EH

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Listing Text


3/35 Dovecote about 30 metres
north-west of Luntley Court


Dovecpte. Dated 1673, with some C20 alterations. Timber-frame with rendered
infill on a rubble plinth with a felt roof. Gabled in all four directions.
Square plan. Two storeys with small openings in gables. Main entrance in
east wall has a shaped doorhead bearing the incised date."1673". The C17
boarded door has decorative strap hinges. The roof is capped by a glover,
also gabled on all four sides. The framing is four square panels high with
straight tension braces. The trusses each have two collars with multiple
struts and curved V-struts in the apex. The bargeboards are carved and have
pendant finials. The projecting wall-plates each have carved brackets. At
time of survey (1987) the south-west corner was supported by timber shores.
(RCHM, 3, p to: BoE, p 112).

Listing NGR: SO3928455742

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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