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Description: The Bird House
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 172232
OS Grid Reference: TQ5436853978
OS Grid Coordinates: 554368, 153978
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2641, 0.2112
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The Bird House
TQ 55 SW/4/86 13.4.51
Ornamental "Gothic" summerhouse now converted into gamekeeper's cottage.
Octagonal in shape with conical slate roof and 2 supporting towers at side
with projecting gabled porch to North with statue in apex of gable. Small
Gothic casement windows and dormers. Rough plastered elevations with flat
dentilled eaves and gutter. This building is set in a grotto with C18
"ruins" nearby. The summerhouse is probably early C19, but incorporates
an older structure.
Listing NGR: TQ5436853978
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Source: English Heritage
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