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Dovecote and Attached Kitchen Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Felbrigg, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9082 / 52°54'29"N

Longitude: 1.264 / 1°15'50"E

OS Eastings: 619584

OS Northings: 339523

OS Grid: TG195395

Mapcode National: GBR VBX.NDK

Mapcode Global: WHMS8.D549

Entry Name: Dovecote and Attached Kitchen Garden Wall

Listing Date: 28 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223252

Location: Felbrigg, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Felbrigg

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Felbrigg St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

FELBRIGG FELBRIGG PARK
TG 13 NE
5/14 Dovecote and attached
kitchen garden wall.
G.V. II
Dovecote. Mid-C18 restored 1937 by R.W. Ketton-Cremer. Brick. Shingle
roof. Octagonal plan. Doorway in south face with flat rubbed brick arch;
door of 8 panels. Panel recording restoration over. Adjoining faces each
have a Diocletian window, that to the left with entry for birds in centre
light. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Wooden octogonal turret with louvres
to each face with a glazed semicircular head; timber cornice; lead bell-shaped
dome with weather vane. Interior approximately 2000 nest holes in rows, with
brick bands between the rows. The dovecote is in the centre of the north
wall of the kitchen garden. The walls approximately 5 metres high C18 brick
with quadrant brick coping. Square on plan, the east and west walls
continuing south for approximately 30 metres. Large gateway in west corner
of south wall, the gatepiers topped by stone pineapples. Central C17 doorway
in south wall formerly to house removed to garden in 1842 by W.H. Windham.
Spine wall with central gateway with semicircular gault brick arch dated
1833; glasshouses to south with vents to north. Stone pineapple to west end.


Listing NGR: TG1958439523

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