Description: Dovecote Approximately 8 Metres to South-West of Whitton Hall
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259042
OS Grid Reference: SJ3455709081
OS Grid Coordinates: 334557, 309081
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6755, -2.9693
SJ 3404 WESTBURY C.P. WHITTON LANE (North-west side)
17/135 Dovecote approximately 8
- metres to south-west of
Dovecote. Early C18. Red brick; conical graded slate roof.
Circular plan. Chamfered plinth, toothed-brick band approximately
half-way up, and dentil brick eaves cornice; round-arched dormers to
north-west and south-east, and central circular glover with turned
wooden balusters, and conical slate cap with wooden finial. Segmental-
headed opening high up to south-west; segmental-headed boarded door
to north-east. Interior: approximately 520 L-shaped nest holes with
ledges; central rotating potence with 3 projecting arms for ladders
at different heights. Cobbled floor. The dovecote forms part of a
good country house group with Whitton Hall (q.v.). H.E. Forrest,
FLS, Some old Shropshire houses and their owners (1924), pp. 6-7.
Listing NGR: SJ3455709081
Source: English Heritage
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