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Latitude: 52.3201 / 52°19'12"N
Longitude: -2.0924 / 2°5'32"W
OS Eastings: 393801
OS Northings: 269115
OS Grid: SO938691
Mapcode National: GBR 2G2.KSV
Mapcode Global: VH923.PY68
Entry Name: Dovecote About 150 Yards West of Grafton Manor and Adjoining Chapel
Listing Date: 23 April 1952
Last Amended: 17 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1301000
English Heritage Legacy ID: 156350
Location: Dodford with Grafton, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61
Civil Parish: Dodford with Grafton
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
SO 96 NW DODFORD WITH GRAFTON CP GRAFTON LANE (north side)
11/85 Dovecote about 150 yards
west of Grafton Manor
23.4.52 and adjoining chapel
(Formerly listed with
Dovecote. Mid- to late C16; altered mid-C19. Dressed coursed sandstone
rubble and plain tiled conical roof. Circular plan. Raised in height and
chamfered eaves cornice added mid-C19. Entrance on east side. C19 lantern
missing. Interior: seven tiers of nesting holes in stonework with two tiers
of continuous stone alighting ledges; five tiers of timber nesting boxes above.
Potence survives. The dovecote is situated on a small piece of land that pro-
jects into the fishpond. The fishpond and adjacent terraced gardens were
created by John Talbot during the late C16 and the dovecote was included as
part of this scheme. (The Birmingham Post Booklet: Grafton Manor: a short
Listing NGR: SO9380169115
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