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Description: Dovecote Approximately 15 Metres East of Chirbury Hall
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257380
OS Grid Reference: SO2618898593
OS Grid Coordinates: 326188, 298593
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5801, -3.0907
There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecote at Chirbury Hall Farm, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
CHIRBURY C.P. CHIRBURY
SO 29 NE
8/55 Dovecote approx.
- 15m east of Chirbury
Dovecote. Probably C17 with later repairs. Small red bricks (English
bond); graded slate roof has open-sided lantern with pointed wooden
finial. Octagonal plan. Eaves slightly projecting with moulded corbelling;
chamfered rectangular windows on east and west with label and open,
square label stops; segmental-headed doorway on west has plank door
with iron strap hinges. Interior: well-preserved nesting holes and
ledges with carved central post, formerly with ladder for collecting
eggs from nests. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No. 309.
Listing NGR: SO2618898593
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Source: English Heritage
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