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Description: Dovecote at Wymondley Bury 15 Metres to North West of House
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162770
OS Grid Reference: TL2166627091
OS Grid Coordinates: 521666, 227091
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9290, -0.2319
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WYMONDLEY RAILWAY SIDINGS
TL 2127 Little Wymondley
11/158 Dovecote at Wymondley Bury
27.5.68 15M. to NW of house
Dovecote. C17. Timber frame, red brick lower part replacing lower part
of frame, red brick infill to frame over. Nestboxes around interior
moulded from plaster on lath framework. Steep hipped old red tile roof
with gablets formerly giving access for birds, now blocked. A tall
square building beside the Bury, on the edge of the moat, with doorway
central on E side and roof gablets on E and W sides. Frame with corner
posts, posts central to each side, mid-height rail now just above the
brickwork, ties at wall-plate level across the corners, long straight
tension braces in the walls, roof of 2 structural bays. Plank door with
old iron fittings, heavy frame, and opening over. Said to have 365
nestboxes. (RCHM(1911)149: VCH (1912)189).
Listing NGR: TL2166627091
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Source: English Heritage
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