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Dovecote at Manor Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Potterspury, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0802 / 52°4'48"N

Longitude: -0.8734 / 0°52'24"W

OS Eastings: 477299

OS Northings: 243028

OS Grid: SP772430

Mapcode National: GBR BY7.G0X

Mapcode Global: VHDSR.TZ35

Entry Name: Dovecote at Manor Farm

Listing Date: 18 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235341

Location: Potterspury, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, MK19

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Potterspury

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Potterspury with Furtho and Yardley Gobion

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 74 SE POTTERSPURY FURTHO

1737/7/104 Dovecote at Manor Farm

18.05.88

GV II*

Dovecote. Late C15, restored 1917 and 1990. Coursed limestone rubble; plain tiled roof. Circular plan with batter.
EXTERIOR: Ovolo-moulded string course under surface. Plank door facing west on inner plane of the wall under flat timber lintel. Above string course on south side is one single light window opening with chamfered jambs and rebates for glass and 2 vertical iron bars. Beneath window is blocked doorway. Conical roof with hipped square lantern open to all sides. On east side is a plaque: 'The Lords of the Manor repaired this dovecote tower AD 1917. R.S Mylne, BCL, Rector'.
INTERIOR: Window with splayed reveals. I9 tiers of nesting boxes, each with continuous roosting ledge. Some of lower nesting boxes blocked and ledges removed. Roof of 2 cross trees on which stand 2 vertical timber posts to lantern of 1990. Plain common rafters.


Listing NGR: SP7729943028

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