Description: Dovecote Approximately 50 Metres North East of Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 241809
OS Grid Reference: SK7014233202
OS Grid Coordinates: 470142, 333202
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8917, -0.9589
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COLSTON BASSETT BAKER'S LANE
SK73SW (east side)
5/2 Dovecote approx.
25.9.79 50 metres north-east
of Manor Farmhouse
Dovecote. Probably early C18. Red brick. Plain-tiled roof.
Square on plan. Enlarged doorway on north-east side. Tall brick
copings on square, brick kneelers to steeply pitched roof.
Interior: nesting boxes on 3 sides formed from a 5 course sequence of
brickwork: a string course, 2 courses forming the nest holes, a plain
course and a saw-tooth course. The brickwork on one side is damaged.
The original oak roof system has been much repaired with sawn softwood.
Low cartsheds to 2 sides not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SK7014233202
Source: English Heritage
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