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Dovecote at Wichenford Court, Wichenford

Description: Dovecote at Wichenford Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151798

OS Grid Reference: SO7871859872
OS Grid Coordinates: 378718, 259872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2366, -2.3130

Location: Wichenford, Worcestershire WR6 6XY

Locality: Wichenford
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6XY

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Listing Text


3/128 Dovecote at
Wichenford Court


Dovecote. C17, restored mid-C20. Timber-framed, rendered wattle-and-
daub infill on coursed sandstone rubble plinth, tiled roof. Square plan.
Four square panels from sill to wall-plate; slightly curved long braces
across lower outer corners except for front elevation where they occur in
the upper 2 rows of panels, gable end trusses have queen struts from tie-
beam to collar and V-struts above collar in apex. Front elevation to east
has a small central planked door and left door in gable. Small, glazed
lantern at centre of ridge with pyramidal roof and finial. Interior: 557
wooden nesting boxes. Floor paved with cobblestones. The dovecote was
recently presented to the National Trust.

Listing NGR: SO7871959876

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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