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Dovecote, Norton St Philip

Description: Dovecote

Grade: II*
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

Location: The Barton, Norton St Philip, Somerset BA2 7NB

Locality: Norton St Philip
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7NB

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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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Listing Text


11/207 Dovecote



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

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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