Description: Dovecote Approximately 95 Metres to North West of Garden Cottage
Date Listed: 10 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260223
OS Grid Reference: SJ6092828184
OS Grid Coordinates: 360928, 328184
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8497, -2.5816
There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecote 300m South of Hodnet Hall, 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.
HODNET C.P. HODNET PARK
SJ 60928 28184
13/69 Dovecote approx. 95 metres
10.2.86 to north-west of Garden
Cottage (Formerly listed
as Dovecote at Home Farm,
Dovecote. Dated 1656. Red brick (English bond) with some vitrified
headers and grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. Brick
plinth, flush stone quoins, moulded stone string course with band of
recessed lozenge-shaped panels above (with evidence of former render at
time of survey - April 1986) and parapeted gable ends with stone copings
and moulded stone kneelers. Central square wooden glover with segmental-
arched openings and pyramidal roof with finial. One storey and loft.
2-light double-chamfered mullioned stone loft window in each gable end
with pair of recessed diaper panels above each (with evidence of former
render in each panel at time of survey). Boarded door to north with
strap hinges, chamfered stone surround with stops, and large cambered
lintel. 3 recessed arched panels above door with impost blocks and
keystones, that in centre is larger and has smaller recessed panel
within with billet-ornamented terracotta surround and the inscription:
"TM 1656 IM". Left-hand panel has remains of carved stone or terracotta
head (evidence of former render in each panel at time of survey).
Probably inserted mid-C19 segmental-headed doorway to south. Interior:
2 ground-floor chambers. Southern chamber with brick nesting boxes
in walls. Northern chamber and loft not inspected. Garden cottage is
not included on this list.
Listing NGR: SJ6092828184
Source: English Heritage
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