Description: The Old Dovecote in South East Corner of Grounds to Keinton Mandeville County Primary School
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 262895
OS Grid Reference: ST5489530489
OS Grid Coordinates: 354895, 130489
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0720, -2.6451
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ST53SW KEINTON MANDEVILLE CP CHISTLES LANE (South side)
2/90 The Old Dovecote in south east
corner of grounds to Keinton
Mandeville County Primary School
Dovecote. Possibly C18 with C20 roof. Local lias stone roughly cut and squared; clay pantiled lean-to roof. Rectangular
plan. Plain doorways on north, east and west faces; in west gable pierced stone slabs with stone slate shelves for
birds, 2, 4 and 6 holes in layers. Inside room for 21 nests on north wall, 1 on west wall and 6 on east wall, all
formed with heavy rough lias slab shelves; Keinton stone flag floor. Unusual building of its type; the nest holes
larger than usual; and building isolated and not obviously connected with any older property. This structure is
possibly a bee house.
Listing NGR: ST5489530489
Source: English Heritage
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