British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Dovecote, 130 Metres West of Chapel Farmhouse, Gipping

Description: Dovecote, 130 Metres West of Chapel Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280526

OS Grid Reference: TM0701963593
OS Grid Coordinates: 607019, 263593
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2316, 1.0301

Location: Gipping, Suffolk IP14 4PT

Locality: Gipping
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4PT

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Gipping, Suffolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

TM 06 SE

5/44 Dovecote, 130m west of
- Chapel Farmhouse

-- II

Dovecote, early C18. Timber-framed and plastered with wattle and daub infill.
Plaintiled roof of pyramid form. Octagonal plan. Louvred windows on two
opposite sides beneath the eaves. Collapsed lead-clad turret. Plank door on
the east side. A lining of unfired brick in stretcher bond around the inner
wallface; every 4th course is in fired red brick and projects slightly to
support the nesting boxes which have all been removed. Much of the lower
internal walling has been rebuilt in C19 and C20 brick. Good oak-framed roof,
with principal rafters at the angles, and tenoned purlins. In poor condition
and partly unroofed at date of survey.

Listing NGR: TM0701963593

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.