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Dovecote at Avebury Manor, Avebury

Description: Dovecote at Avebury Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 311455

OS Grid Reference: SU0998470001
OS Grid Coordinates: 409984, 170001
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4289, -1.8578

Location: 110 High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire SN8 1RF

Locality: Avebury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 1RF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecot at the Manor Farm, 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

SU 06 NE
11/34 Dovecote at Avebury Manor


Dovecote. Mid C16. Sarsen, formerly rendered. Stone tiled roof.
Circular plan with stable door on north side and low door to south.
Walls slightly battered. Open timber glover with bill finial.
Interior has 15 tiers of nest boxes. No ladder. Documentary
evidence indicates a building date between 1533 and 1569.
(Wilts Notes & Queries VIII 214-224, 270-277)

Listing NGR: SU0998470001

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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