Description: Dovecote at Avebury Manor
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
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.
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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
Source: English Heritage
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