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Description: Dovecote at Tf 7239 2617
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 222142
OS Grid Reference: TF7239126180
OS Grid Coordinates: 572391, 326180
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8056, 0.5560
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HILLINGTON HILLINGTON HALL
TF 72 NW
3/32 Dovecote at
TF 7239 2617
Dovecote C18 with early C19 alterations, carstone with brick dressings.
Square with pyramidal roof of black glazed pantiles. Plinth of galletted
carstone, shell carstone with brick platband and eaves courses, dogstooth
cornice, central wooden octagonal louvred lantern with embattled parapet.
Doorway to east with quoined jambs, segmental arch with alternate dark
headers; openings to west and south of 3 lights in stone with stone mullions
and Gothick heads, probably of 1824 when W.J. Donthorne rebuilt the adjacent
hall now demolished. Interior: 17 tiers of brick holes to each wall, central
wooden post on very large brick plinth, roof timbers partly renewed.
Listing NGR: TF7239126180
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Source: English Heritage
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