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Description: Dovecote at the Duckett
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 238159
OS Grid Reference: NZ2756991911
OS Grid Coordinates: 427569, 591911
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2207, -1.5682
ELLINGTON ELLINGTON VILLAGE
NZ 29 SE
8/16 Dovecote at The Duckett
Dovecote, now outhouse. Probably mid-C18, altered c.1830. Roughly-squared
stone with cut quoins and dressings, parapet tooled and margined. Flat C20
roof. Squat tower-like structure 5.2 metres square externally, with the
parapet corbelled out and raised at each corner to appear castellated. West
elevation shows lunette above recess (blocked window?) and central section of
parapet pierced by pigeon holes with alighting band beneath. East elevation
shows similar window above inserted double doors. Interior with nesting boxes.
Adjacent houses to north and south not of special interest.
Prior to c.1930 the dovecote had a tall pyramidal roof.
Listing NGR: NZ2756991911
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Source: English Heritage
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