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Dovecote at Wymondley Bury 15 Metres to North West of House, Wymondley

Description: Dovecote at Wymondley Bury 15 Metres to North West of House

Grade: II
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

Location: A602, Wymondley, Hertfordshire SG4 7JN

Locality: Wymondley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7JN

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Listing Text

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

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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