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Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres to South West of Church Rooms, Letwell

Description: Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres to South West of Church Rooms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 335799

OS Grid Reference: SK5626886897
OS Grid Coordinates: 456268, 386897
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3759, -1.1557

Location: Barker Hades Road, Letwell, Rotherham S81 8DF

Locality: Letwell
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S81 8DF

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Listing Text

(south side, off)
3/51 Dovecote approximately
29.7.66 75 metres to south west of
Church Rooms
(formerly listed as
The Dovecote)


Dovecote. Probably late C18, renovated c1982. Stone plinth; red brick in
Flemish bond; stone slate eaves course to tile roof. Octagonal, 2-storey
elevations. Plinth. Doorway in south-east side has boarded door in rock-faced
surround with keystone worked on lintel; no other openings on lower storey.
1st-floor string course beneath round-arched recess on each face; recess above
door and that to right have pigeon holes. Eaves dentil course. Hipped roof
with lead ridges and louvred glover having weathervane.

Interior: central post with revolving ladder; tiers of nesting holes beneath
segmental arches. Originally associated with South Farm; renovated by the
Council for Preservation of Rural England.

Listing NGR: SK5626886897

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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