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The Old Dovecote in South East Corner of Grounds to Keinton Mandeville County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Keinton Mandeville, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.072 / 51°4'19"N

Longitude: -2.6451 / 2°38'42"W

OS Eastings: 354895

OS Northings: 130489

OS Grid: ST548304

Mapcode National: GBR MN.DPNQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 56B9.594

Entry Name: The Old Dovecote in South East Corner of Grounds to Keinton Mandeville County Primary School

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262895

Location: Keinton Mandeville, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Keinton Mandeville

Built-Up Area: Keinton Mandeville

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST53SW KEINTON MANDEVILLE CP CHISTLES LANE (South side)

2/90 The Old Dovecote in south east
corner of grounds to Keinton
Mandeville County Primary School

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II

Dovecote. Possibly C18 with C20 roof. Local lias stone roughly cut and squared; clay pantiled lean-to roof. Rectangular
plan. Plain doorways on north, east and west faces; in west gable pierced stone slabs with stone slate shelves for
birds, 2, 4 and 6 holes in layers. Inside room for 21 nests on north wall, 1 on west wall and 6 on east wall, all
formed with heavy rough lias slab shelves; Keinton stone flag floor. Unusual building of its type; the nest holes
larger than usual; and building isolated and not obviously connected with any older property. This structure is
possibly a bee house.


Listing NGR: ST5489530489

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