Description: Dovecote to the South West of Kentwell Hall
Date Listed: 9 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 278293
OS Grid Reference: TL8630447882
OS Grid Coordinates: 586304, 247882
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0979, 0.7185
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5377 Long Melford
Dovecote to the
TL 84 NE 6/542
A C18 red brick square dovecote with a raised brick band dividing the
elevations horizontally. On the east side there are 3 small high level
casement windows and a central doorway. Roof tiled, pyramid in form with
a cornice moulded platform at the apex, surmounted by an open cupola with
a small "Diocletian" access opening on each side. The dovecote is said
to be the largest in Suffolk and has approximately 144 brick built nesting
boxes on each wall and an access ladder which revolves on a central post,
still in perfect working order.
Listing NGR: TL8630447882
Source: English Heritage
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