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Description: Dovecote Approximately 100 Metres West of Heybridge Farmhouse
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274957
OS Grid Reference: SK0162738551
OS Grid Coordinates: 401627, 338551
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9443, -1.9772
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SK 03 NW CHECKLEY C.P. UTTOXETER ROAD (south side)
9/153 Dovecote approx. 100m
west of Heybridge Farmhouse
Dovecote. Circa 1863. Part of a planned farmstead of the Phillips family
of Heath House (qv) and Tean Hall Mill (qv). Red brick with stone quoins.
Steep, banded tile, pyramidal roof with tilted and bracketed eaves and
surmounted by wrought iron weather vane. Square plan on plinth and of
approximately four-storey height; landing stage set at half height: a cornice
on corbels with nesting box entries set approximately 600mm over; projecting
stone band over cart entry (probably contemporary) with double boarded
doors. Forms a prominent landmark and set amidst a much altered farm
layout dated 1863 with the initial "J W P". Heybridge Farmhouse and farm
buildings are not included in this list.
Listing NGR: SK0162738551
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Source: English Heritage
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