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Dovecote Approximately 15 Metres East of Chirbury Hall, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: Dovecote Approximately 15 Metres East of Chirbury Hall

Grade: II*
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

Location: A490, Chirbury, Shropshire SY15 6BN

Locality: Chirbury with Brompton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY15 6BN

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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.

Listing Text

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

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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