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Description: Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres to West of Lea Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 259117
OS Grid Reference: SJ4922421040
OS Grid Coordinates: 349224, 321040
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7845, -2.7543
BOMERE HEATH C.P. A528 (east side)
SJ 42 SE
3/56 Dovecote approx. 60
29.1.52 metres to west of
Lea Hall (formerly
listed as Lea Hall
Dovecote. Circa 1584. Red brick with blue brick diaper work. Pyramidal
stone slate roof. Octagonal plan. Chamfered grey sandstone plinth
(restored in red sandstone), toothed-brick cornice to raised eaves band,
and small wooden glover with round-arched openings and pyramidal lead
cap with weathervane. Small chamfered rectangular window to east and
small boarded door below with red sandstone lintel. Interior: approximate-
ly 300 brick resting boxes in walls with continuous brick ledges beneath.
Central wooden potence with braced horizontal spars at top and bottom
supporting ladder at ends. Lea Hall (q.v.) is dated 1584 and the dove-
cote was probably built at about the same time.
Listing NGR: SJ4922421040
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Source: English Heritage
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