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Dovecote Approximately 4 Metres East of Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote

Description: Dovecote Approximately 4 Metres East of Mary Arden's House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305410

OS Grid Reference: SP1644458141
OS Grid Coordinates: 416444, 258141
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2212, -1.7607

Location: Station Road, Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire CV37 9UN

Locality: Wilmcote
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV37 9UN

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Listing Text

SP15NE (North side)
8/63 Dovecote approx. 4m. E of Palmer's Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as
Outbuildings at Mary Arden's


Dovecote. Possibly pre-C16, Coursed lias; C20 timber framed gables with brick
infill. Old tile roof with small open lantern. Square plan. Central plank door.
interior: 657 nesting holes. Central beam, possibly for former floor. Queen
strut roof with trenched purlins, rough timbers. Forms part of an interesting
group with Mary Arden's House (q.v.), farmbuildings (q.v.) and barn and stable
(E.S. Sapcote: Warwickshire Dovecotes: Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological
Society, Vol.66, 1945-1946, pp.124 and 126).

Listing NGR: SP1644458141

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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