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A Grade II* Listed Building in Norton St. Philip, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.302 / 51°18'7"N

Longitude: -2.3294 / 2°19'45"W

OS Eastings: 377132

OS Northings: 155925

OS Grid: ST771559

Mapcode National: GBR 0RH.CVZ

Mapcode Global: VH970.KJXR

Entry Name: Dovecote

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267153

Location: Norton St. Philip, Mendip, Somerset, BA2

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Norton St Philip

Built-Up Area: Norton St Philip

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/207 Dovecote



Dovecote. C15. Random rubble, Doulting stone with ashlar quoins and coved free-stone eaves. Stone slate coped gable
roof with moulded kneelers and cruciform finials. Single storey rectangular plan 4-centred chamfered arch stone door
frame with keyed stone relieving arch over at mid point of south elevation. Vertical boarded and lopped door. Later,
possibly C19, square head door opening on North side. Single-light 4-centred head with spandrels, stone framed, moulded
opening in east gable. Interior; 3 bays, 2-'A' frame trusses with collars and single row of purlins, ashlared rafters.
Nesting holes on 4 sides in 3 tiers, approximately 670. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 291). (Abbot
Horne; list of Somerset dovecotes, Local History Library).

Listing NGR: ST7713255925

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