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Dovecote Approximately 95 Metres to North West of Garden Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hodnet, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8497 / 52°50'59"N

Longitude: -2.5816 / 2°34'53"W

OS Eastings: 360928

OS Northings: 328184

OS Grid: SJ609281

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.SHFX

Mapcode Global: WH9C8.9MXP

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 95 Metres to North West of Garden Cottage

Listing Date: 10 February 1986

Last Amended: 25 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260223

Location: Hodnet, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hodnet

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hodnet

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

HODNET C.P. HODNET PARK
SJ 6028-6128
SJ 60928 28184
13/69 Dovecote approx. 95 metres
10.2.86 to north-west of Garden
Cottage (Formerly listed
as Dovecote at Home Farm,
Hodnet Hall)

- II*

Dovecote. Dated 1656. Red brick (English bond) with some vitrified
headers and grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. Brick
plinth, flush stone quoins, moulded stone string course with band of
recessed lozenge-shaped panels above (with evidence of former render at
time of survey - April 1986) and parapeted gable ends with stone copings
and moulded stone kneelers. Central square wooden glover with segmental-
arched openings and pyramidal roof with finial. One storey and loft.
2-light double-chamfered mullioned stone loft window in each gable end
with pair of recessed diaper panels above each (with evidence of former
render in each panel at time of survey). Boarded door to north with
strap hinges, chamfered stone surround with stops, and large cambered
lintel. 3 recessed arched panels above door with impost blocks and
keystones, that in centre is larger and has smaller recessed panel
within with billet-ornamented terracotta surround and the inscription:
"TM 1656 IM". Left-hand panel has remains of carved stone or terracotta
head (evidence of former render in each panel at time of survey).
Probably inserted mid-C19 segmental-headed doorway to south. Interior:
2 ground-floor chambers. Southern chamber with brick nesting boxes
in walls. Northern chamber and loft not inspected. Garden cottage is
not included on this list.


Listing NGR: SJ6092828184

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