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Latitude: 51.0185 / 51°1'6"N
Longitude: -2.6018 / 2°36'6"W
OS Eastings: 357885
OS Northings: 124519
OS Grid: ST578245
Mapcode National: GBR MQ.J2NG
Mapcode Global: FRA 56FF.B6Y
Entry Name: Dovecote, 40 Metres South West of the Rectory
Listing Date: 19 April 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056777
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262757
Location: West Camel, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: West Camel
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST52SE WEST CAMEL CP PARSONAGE ROAD (West side)
4/149 Dovecote, 40 metres South-west of
Dovecote. Probably C17. Local stone rubble; plain clay tile conical roof
on 2 base courses of stone slates: raised central turret with timber
arcade having domical top and weathervane; circular plan, 4 buttresses
with offsets; low door on North side, with segmental arch head.
Accommodates approximately 500 birds: still in use, February 1983.
Probably part of the Grange estate attached to Muchelney Abbey, and now
part of an important group with the Rectory (qv) and Tithe barn (qv).
Listing NGR: ST5788524519
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