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Dovecote Approximately 40 Metres South West of Rectory Farmhouse, Langford

Description: Dovecote Approximately 40 Metres South West of Rectory Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253856

OS Grid Reference: SP2493102444
OS Grid Coordinates: 424931, 202444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7202, -1.6405

Location: Church Lane, Langford, Oxfordshire GL7 3LG

Locality: Langford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3LG

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Listing Text

SP2402-2502 (South side)
6/105 Dovecote approx. 40m SW of
Rectory Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Dovecot at
Rectory Farm)

Dovecote, now used for storage. Probably late C17. Rendered uncoursed limestone
rubble with alternating angle quoins; asbestos sheet roof. Square plan. 2
storeys with continuous string course interrupted by square-headed doorway on
first floor of east side and window to north gable end. Square-headed doorway on
ground floor of east side, partly blocked by C20 external lateral steps to
boarded door on first floor, now infilled and C20 centre-hung casement inserted.
Interior. First floor has wide boarded floor and 2 deep-chamfered cross beams
with chamfer stops. Pigeon nesting holes visible (some blocked). Double-purlin
roof in 3 bays with 2 collar and tie beam trusses.

Listing NGR: SP2493302443

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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