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Church of St Mary the Virgin Dovecote Approximately 105 Metres North East, Kinwarton

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin Dovecote Approximately 105 Metres North East

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305337

OS Grid Reference: SP1058958459
OS Grid Coordinates: 410589, 258459
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2242, -1.8464

Location: B4089, Kinwarton, Warwickshire B49 6HB

Locality: Kinwarton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 6HB

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There is also a scheduled monument, Kinwarton Dovecote, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

3/173 Church of St. Mary the Virgin,
01/02/67 dovecote approx. 105m. NE

- I

Dovecote. Early/Mid C14 (Buildings of England); lantern probably C17 (VCH).
Rendered limestone with old tile roof. Circular plan. Small low entrance has
ogee arch and plank door. Louvred lantern and 2 louvred dormers with bird
openings. Conical roof. Interior: over 580 nesting holes in 17 tiers. Queen post
roof. Retains its potence, a rare surviving feature. Said to be the only relic
of a moated grange which belonged to the Abbey of Evesham.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.127; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.329;
Michael Thomas: Dovecotes The National Trust).

Listing NGR: SP1059358456

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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