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Description: Dovecotes/Stables Adjoining Screen Wall and Gateway on South Side of Foldyard Approximately 40 Metre
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166662
OS Grid Reference: TA2010029358
OS Grid Coordinates: 520100, 429358
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7468, -0.1803
PRESTON MAGDALEN LANE
TA 22 NW
(north side, off)
adjoining screen wall and
gateway on south side of
foldyard approximately 40
metres north-east of
Dovecotes/stables, adjoining screen wall and gateway. 1815 for Thomas
Wilson. Red-brown brick. Pantile roofs to dovecotes. Plan: single-room
dovecotes linked by screen wall with central gateway; forms south side of
foldyard. 2-storey, single-bay dovecotes, that to right with step to
ground-floor board door with 4-pane overlight beneath segmental arch,
flanked by breather slits (that to left blocked), first-floor board door
beneath segmental arch, pyramidal roof. That to left similar, with C20
sliding garage door to original ground-floor entrance, and first-floor
stable door with wrought-iron strap hinges. Stone-coped wall ramped down to
gateway with C20 pier to left, double board gates with strap hinges to main
entrance, segmental-headed pedestrian entrance to right with board door.
Left and right returns have segmental-headed first-floor openings with
raised brick surrounds, that to right blocked, that to left with board hatch
containing 5 rows of round-arched dove-holes with shelves. Ranges adjoining
to rear are not of special interest. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: TA2010029358
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Source: English Heritage
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