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Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres South of Upper Farmhouse, Enstone

Description: Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres South of Upper Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253258

OS Grid Reference: SP3884924122
OS Grid Coordinates: 438849, 224122
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9143, -1.4366

Locality: Enstone
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4DX

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Listing Text

8/77 Dovecote approx. 20m S of
Upper Farmhouse


Dovecote and bakehouse. Probably C17. Part-rendered limestone rubble with some
ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate roof. Square plan. 2 storeys plus loft. Entrance
front has a plant; door set to left and a central renewed 2-light casement at
first floor, both with wooden lintels; below the eaves is a single-row dovecote.
Left gable wall has a blacked doorway at first-floor level. Right gable wall has
a large rectangular bread-oven projection. Right wall and rear are roughcast
with quoin decoration at the angles, all renewed C20. Gable parapets have
projecting moulded kneelers and triangular copings. Interior: large open
fireplace with bread oven; stone nesting boxes lining the loft floor.

Listing NGR: SP3884924122

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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