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Dovecote in Grounds of Shapwick Manor, Shapwick

Description: Dovecote in Grounds of Shapwick Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 269258

OS Grid Reference: ST4177338395
OS Grid Coordinates: 341773, 138395
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1419, -2.8337

Location: Station Road, Shapwick, Somerset TA7 9NJ

Locality: Shapwick
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA7 9NJ

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Listing Text


2/30 Dovecote in grounds of Shapwick



Dovecote. Medieval; C18/C19 restoration; re-roofed C20, Coursed and squared lias rubble of 2 distinctly differing
types, conical slate-roof, polygonal wooden turret at apex with a pilaster at each angle and arches for doves, domed
lead roof with a wrought-iron finial. Circular on plan. Plinth with offset to West side; low door opening in a dressed
stone surround, plank door with strap hinges; 3 two-stage buttresses to East side. Non-conforming 3-light casement
inserted high up on West side. Interior lined with nesting holes from floor to eaves level.

Listing NGR: ST4177338395

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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