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Description: Dove Cottage
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162765
OS Grid Reference: TL2175428046
OS Grid Coordinates: 521754, 228046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9376, -0.2303
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WYMONDLEY PRIORY LANE
TL 2128 (East side)
10/153 Dove Cottage
Dovecote, now a house. C16, altered to a house in late C19. Late C20
extensions to N and E. Narrow red brick in English-bond with diapering
in blue headers. Steep red tile hipped roof with large gablets on E and
W, now clad in pargetting but formerly with entrances for doves.
2-storeys square building with projecting plinth and tall roof equal in
height to the building less the plinth. Drawing by Buckler in 1830 shows
the entrance in the middle of the N side and a continuous eaves cove all
round, now gone. Front now on W with 3-lights casement window central on
1st floor, and similar window to left of door. Cambered arches with
projecting brick labels to both ground floor openings. Half-glazed plank
door. Chamfered plinth offset. Internal chimney central. Stands beside
priory stew-pond. (RCHM (1911)149: VCH (1912)189).
Listing NGR: TL2175428046
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Source: English Heritage
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