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Priory Dovecote, About 90 Metres East South East of Abbey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Montacute, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.949 / 50°56'56"N

Longitude: -2.7174 / 2°43'2"W

OS Eastings: 349701

OS Northings: 116860

OS Grid: ST497168

Mapcode National: GBR MK.NHCP

Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.M66

Entry Name: Priory Dovecote, About 90 Metres East South East of Abbey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263549

Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Montacute

Built-Up Area: Montacute

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4916 MONTACUTE CP ABBEY FARM LANE (off)
8/94 Priory Dovecote, about 90 metres
east south east of Abbey Farmhouse
19.4.61
GV II
Dovecote. Apparently C17, but possibly with C15 origins. Ham stone coursed rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings; hipped
plain clay tiled roof over stone slate base courses; lead covered cap, the wood glover having been removed since
previous listing. In south face a low door with near- triangular arched head in very deep lintol. Interior not
accessible. Possibly one of the surviving relics of the former priory which occupied this part of the village.
Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 4406). (VCH vol 111, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4970116860

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