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The Old Dovecote in South East Corner of Grounds to Keinton Mandeville County Primary School, Keinton Mandeville

Description: The Old Dovecote in South East Corner of Grounds to Keinton Mandeville County Primary School

Grade: II
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

Location: Queen Street, Keinton Mandeville, Somerset TA11 6ES

Locality: Keinton Mandeville
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 6ES

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Listing Text


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

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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