Description: Outbuilding to West North West of Whychurch Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 July 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 315810
OS Grid Reference: ST9381487986
OS Grid Coordinates: 393814, 187986
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5907, -2.0907
ST 9387 MALMESBURY -
3/10005 Outbuilding to WNW of
Outbuilding, incorporating dovecote/store to centre flanked by shelter
sheds. Nov. 2nd 1798 date on leadwork. Flemish bond brick with stone
slate roofs. Rectangular plan with one-storey shelter sheds flanking
3-storey dovecote/store with hipped roof. 6-bay shelter sheds
originally open-fronted but retaining circular brick piers.
Dovecote/store has 2 semi-circular arched ground floor doorways with
stone key and impost blocks. Stone lozenge shaped panels; two string
courses to upper floor; entry to rear. Interior: principal-rafter roof
with butt purlins. Doveholes to top-floor dovecote. A good example of
a farmbuilding range of the Age of Improvement, clearly influenced by
the work of architects such as Samuel Wyatt.
Listing NGR: ST9381787977
Source: English Heritage
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