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Dovecot About 80 Yards South East of the Church of St Michael, Garway

Description: Dovecot About 80 Yards South East of the Church of St Michael

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 155165

OS Grid Reference: SO4554022413
OS Grid Coordinates: 345540, 222413
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8976, -2.7929

Location: Garway, County of Herefordshire HR2 8RH

Locality: Garway
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR2 8RH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Garway dovecote, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

SO 42 SE

5/9 Dovecot about 80 yards
south-east of the
.3.1960 Church of St Michael
(Formerly listed as Dovecot
at Church Farm)


Dovecot. C14. Sandstone rubble with truncated concial roof rising to parapet
behind which is a central domed cupola supported on shafts. Circular plan.
Battered base, water spouts to north and south, C14 entry to south side has
shouldered jambs and square head above which is an illegible inscription
(noted in RCHM) and a 2-centred relieving arch; square-headed doorway in north
side is possibly C19. Interior has domical stone roof with circular central
opening, 19 rows of nesting holes and a large stone in the centre of site of
potence. (RCHM Vol I, p 72).

Listing NGR: SO4555222420

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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