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Dovecote, Dunster

Description: Dovecote

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264714

OS Grid Reference: SS9901843725
OS Grid Coordinates: 299018, 143725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1838, -3.4462

Location: Priory Green, Dunster, Somerset TA24 6RY

Locality: Dunster
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6RY

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Dovecote 60m North of St George's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text



SS 9843-9943 4/82 22.5.69


Good example of circular dovecote, probably late 16th century. Rubble, conical old
slate roof with wooden exit turret. Small wood-framed door opening with pointed
arch and door. Interior with potence (revolving wooden ladder). Scheduled Ancient
Monument (Somerset County No 33).

Listing NGR: SS9902143724

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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