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Dovecote to the North of Writtle Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Highwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7076 / 51°42'27"N

Longitude: 0.3856 / 0°23'8"E

OS Eastings: 564928

OS Northings: 203673

OS Grid: TL649036

Mapcode National: GBR NJ9.VQM

Mapcode Global: VHJK6.MBQT

Entry Name: Dovecote to the North of Writtle Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112776

Location: Highwood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Highwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Highwood St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Dovecote to the
north 6 Writtle
Park Far,"house
TL 60 SW 11/582


Probably the only remaining circular dovecote in Essex. The present building
is C18 built in red brick, header bend, possibly on an earlier, Tudor, foundation.
2 storeys. Conical tiled roof, no longer surmounted by a louvre but it has
an old weather vane, and a moulded brick cornice, There are no nests remaining.
The cote stands alone in the middle of a field.

Listing NGR: TL6492803673

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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