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Latitude: 52.4225 / 52°25'21"N
Longitude: 1.3885 / 1°23'18"E
OS Eastings: 630492
OS Northings: 285903
OS Grid: TM304859
Mapcode National: GBR WLD.3VW
Mapcode Global: VHM6N.0CWR
Entry Name: Dovecot at Flixton Hall
Listing Date: 1 September 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031986
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282261
Location: Flixton, Waveney, Suffolk, NR35
Civil Parish: Flixton
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Flixton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
FLIXTON BY BUNGAY
TM 38 NW
2/1 Dovecot at Flixton Hall
(formerly listed as Pigeon
1.9.53 Cote, Flixton Hall)
Dovecot to the former Flixton Hall. Early C17. Red brick and plaintiles.
Circular, with a conical roof; the brick is laid in English Bond, and the roof
surmounted by an octagonal wooden cupola with semi-circular arched openings
and concave roof. 3 square window openings at different levels, with
chamfered surrounds to the brickwork: one has an original leaded-paned
casement window. A small original doorway, set high with chamfered surround
and plank door. Inside, 23 tiers of small, square nesting boxes are set into
the walls. A central post, with a circular platform on top about 15 feet from
the ground, has a ladder joined to it. The ladder has a single central shaft
to which rungs are attached, and rotates with the post so that the nesting-
boxes can be reached.
Listing NGR: TM3049285903
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