Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267153
OS Grid Reference: ST7713255925
OS Grid Coordinates: 377132, 155925
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3020, -2.3294
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Dovecote 220m North of St Philip and St James'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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ST7755 NORTON ST. PHILIP CP THE BARTON (West side)
Dovecote. C15. Random rubble, Doulting stone with ashlar quoins and coved free-stone eaves. Stone slate coped gable
roof with moulded kneelers and cruciform finials. Single storey rectangular plan 4-centred chamfered arch stone door
frame with keyed stone relieving arch over at mid point of south elevation. Vertical boarded and lopped door. Later,
possibly C19, square head door opening on North side. Single-light 4-centred head with spandrels, stone framed, moulded
opening in east gable. Interior; 3 bays, 2-'A' frame trusses with collars and single row of purlins, ashlared rafters.
Nesting holes on 4 sides in 3 tiers, approximately 670. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 291). (Abbot
Horne; list of Somerset dovecotes, Local History Library).
Listing NGR: ST7713255925
Source: English Heritage
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