Description: Dovecote in Grounds of Shapwick Manor
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
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ST43NW SHAPWICK CP STATION ROAD (West side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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