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Dovecote, 40 Metres South West of the Rectory, West Camel

Description: Dovecote, 40 Metres South West of the Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262757

OS Grid Reference: ST5788524519
OS Grid Coordinates: 357885, 124519
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0185, -2.6018

Location: Parsonage Road, West Camel, Somerset BA22 7QB

Locality: West Camel
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7QB

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Listing Text


4/149 Dovecote, 40 metres South-west of
the Rectory



Dovecote. Probably C17. Local stone rubble; plain clay tile conical roof
on 2 base courses of stone slates: raised central turret with timber
arcade having domical top and weathervane; circular plan, 4 buttresses
with offsets; low door on North side, with segmental arch head.
Accommodates approximately 500 birds: still in use, February 1983.
Probably part of the Grange estate attached to Muchelney Abbey, and now
part of an important group with the Rectory (qv) and Tithe barn (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5788524519

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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