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Priory Dovecote, About 90 Metres East South East of Abbey Farmhouse, Montacute

Description: Priory Dovecote, About 90 Metres East South East of Abbey Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263549

OS Grid Reference: ST4970116860
OS Grid Coordinates: 349701, 116860
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9490, -2.7174

Location: 50 Bishopston, Montacute, Somerset TA15 6UU

Locality: Montacute
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA15 6UU

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Listing Text

8/94 Priory Dovecote, about 90 metres
east south east of Abbey Farmhouse
Dovecote. Apparently C17, but possibly with C15 origins. Ham stone coursed rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings; hipped
plain clay tiled roof over stone slate base courses; lead covered cap, the wood glover having been removed since
previous listing. In south face a low door with near- triangular arched head in very deep lintol. Interior not
accessible. Possibly one of the surviving relics of the former priory which occupied this part of the village.
Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 4406). (VCH vol 111, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4970116860

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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