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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041652
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235341
Location: Potterspury, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, MK19
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
SP 74 SE
Dovecote at Manor Farm
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 two 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. 19 tiers of nesting boxes, each with continuous roosting ledge. Some of lower nesting boxes blocked and ledges removed. Roof of two cross trees on which stand two vertical timber posts to lantern of 1990. Plain common rafters.
Listing NGR: SP7729943028
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