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Dovecote at Chipping Hall (45 Meters to South West of House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9692 / 51°58'9"N

Longitude: -0.0288 / 0°1'43"W

OS Eastings: 535511

OS Northings: 231914

OS Grid: TL355319

Mapcode National: GBR K8N.KK3

Mapcode Global: VHGNQ.GR4S

Entry Name: Dovecote at Chipping Hall (45 Meters to South West of House)

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160270

Location: Buckland, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buckland

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Reed and Buckland

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(West side)

1/49 Dovecote at
- Chipping Hall
(45 m to SW of house)


Dovecote, converted to granary, now a garden store. Circa 1700,
converted to granary in C19 with new upper door on E. Redbrick chequered
with blue brick, remains of plastered eaves cove, and steep pyramidial
roof now slated. A tall square dovecote with principal entrance with
brick label and ovolo moulded oval window over on N, both now blocked.
Ovolo moulded brick offset to plinth and rounded brick string below
plaster base to former eaves cove. Walls 13½" thick. Inserted floor for
granary and remains of bins on and S sides of upper part. Lower part
dug out as store with door on N side. Interior plastered and ceiling run
up inside of roof. Single tie-beam N-S and ties across each corner on
wallplate. Flat apex to ceiling may be carried on base for former cupola
or lantern with access for doves. (Pevsner (1977) 117).

Listing NGR: TL3551131914

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