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Dovehouse Approximately 7 Metres South East of Blois Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Bumpstead, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0469 / 52°2'48"N

Longitude: 0.4562 / 0°27'22"E

OS Eastings: 568532

OS Northings: 241566

OS Grid: TL685415

Mapcode National: GBR PFN.N4Q

Mapcode Global: VHJHH.VTJ7

Entry Name: Dovehouse Approximately 7 Metres South East of Blois Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114192

Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

Built-Up Area: Steeple Bumpstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Steeple Bumpstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 64 SE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD BLOIS ROAD
2/71 Dovehouse approx.
7 metres SE of
Blois Farmhouse
GV II

Dovehouse, c.1800. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red
clay tiles, nesting boxes of clay. Square plan. Exterior totally obscured
by creeper. Interior lined with nesting boxes made of flat vertical and
horizontal slabs of unfired clay and chopped straw approx. 25mm thick.
Dovehouses of this construction are rare in Essex.


Listing NGR: TL6853241566

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

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