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Dovecote About 20 Yards North of Hellens, Much Marcle

Description: Dovecote About 20 Yards North of Hellens

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152719

OS Grid Reference: SO6614433269
OS Grid Coordinates: 366144, 233269
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9968, -2.4945

Location: Monks Walk, Much Marcle, County of Herefordshire HR8 2NA

Locality: Much Marcle
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 2NA

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Listing Text

SO 63 SE

8/54 Dovecote about 20 yards
north of Hellens (formerly
18.11.52 listed as Hellens
with Dovecote)


Dovecote. "1641/ W / FM " on west side. Brick, plaster quoins and string
courses, tiled roof and wooden glover. Octagonal. Two almost continuous
string courses, square and diamond patterns in brickwork, chamfered 4-centred
doorway to south side above which is an inserted C18 or early C19 segmentally-
headed window which interrupts the lower string course. Interior: remains of
bottom part of potence; about 20 rows of sawn-off tenons indicate that there
were projecting nesting ledges rather than hollowed-out nests. (RCHM Vol II,
p 131).

Listing NGR: SO6614433269

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Source: English Heritage

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