Description: Manor House Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres South West
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243984
OS Grid Reference: SP4565428423
OS Grid Coordinates: 445654, 228423
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9524, -1.3371
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SP4528 DUNS TEW
9/257 Manor House: dovecote approx.
18/12/55 60m SW
(Formerly listed as Dovecote
near entrance gate and approx.
65 yds SW of Manor House)
Dovecote. C16/C17. Limestone rubble with some ashlar dressings; plain-tile roof.
Circular plan. 2 storeys. Entrance has a Tudor-arched chamfered stone surround
set below a pointed rubble relieving arch; the ancient plank door has a heavy
chamfered frame. Conical roof has 2 gabled dormers, and bears a wrought-iron
weathervane. Interior: walls are lined with stone nesting boxes; renewed first
floor is supported on a massive circular rubble pier; C18/C19 roof structure;
shaft and support for a revolving ladder.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p591; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p213)
Listing NGR: SP4565428423
Source: English Heritage
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