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Latitude: 52.1013 / 52°6'4"N
Longitude: -2.0067 / 2°0'24"W
OS Eastings: 399639
OS Northings: 244778
OS Grid: SO996447
Mapcode National: GBR 2JX.9GF
Mapcode Global: VHB0S.5FHY
Entry Name: Dovecote South West of Columbary House
Listing Date: 16 February 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271051
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456234
Location: Cropthorne, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10
Civil Parish: Cropthorne
Built-Up Area: Cropthorne
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Fladbury, Hill and Moor, Wyre Piddle, Cropthorne and Charlton
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 94 SE CROPTHORNE MAIN STREET
(north west side)
Dovecote south west
of Columbary House
Dovecote. Circa C17. Timber-framed with brick nogging on dressed limestone plinth; south west front red brick with limestone quoins and lias plinth with limestone quoins. Stone tile roof with gabled ends. PLAN: Rectangular plan, about 30' x 15', divided by cross-wall inside. EXTERIOR: Square-panel box-frame with NE back wall of 8 panels wide x 4 panels tall, end walls of 4 panels width and SW front red brick with limestone quoins. Doorway on NE elevation to left of centre and another doorway on NW end wall, both with plank doors. The lantern is missing. INTERIOR: Two cells divided by central partition, open to the roof Lined in nesting holes, brick lined with ledges under the holes on the SW and end walls and wooden nesting boxes on the NE wall and on the central partition wall. Tie-beam-and-collar truss and intermediate collars with birds-mouth joints to the through purlins; common-rafter couples intact. The potences are missing.
Listing NGR: SO9963944778
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