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Latitude: 52.269 / 52°16'8"N
Longitude: -2.5475 / 2°32'50"W
OS Eastings: 362737
OS Northings: 263572
OS Grid: SO627635
Mapcode National: GBR BS.Z5KG
Mapcode Global: VH84S.S7MD
Entry Name: Dovecote About 120 Yards North-East of Kyre Park
Listing Date: 18 April 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1179454
English Heritage Legacy ID: 150711
Location: Kyre, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR15
District: Malvern Hills
Civil Parish: Kyre
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Teme Valley South
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
KYRE CP KYRE PARK
SO 66 SW
6/24 Dovecote about 120 yards
north-east of Kyre Park
Dovecote. Circa 1600 or possibly earlier, re-erected on present site in
1752 for Sir Edmund Pytts. Sandstone rubble lined with brick, and conical
plain tiled roof. Circular plan. There is a continuous stone band running
about three feet beneath eaves level. On the west side is a round-headed
doorway and there is also a small square-headed doorway to the south-east.
The roof has four gabled dormers with 2-light leaded casement windows. The
square timber lantern with cross-gabled roof has fallen down and is stored
inside the dovecote. Interior: there are about 600 nesting holes arranged
in 20 tiers with stone alighting ledges. The potence survives in complete
working order. The dovecote was originally sited to the south of Kyre Park (qv).
County Ancient Monument number 307, together with the Barn (qv) about 60 yards
east of Kyre Park (qv). (VCH, IV, p 281; BoE, p 211).
Listing NGR: SO6273763572
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