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Dovecote About 30 Metres North West of Luntley Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Dilwyn, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1966 / 52°11'47"N

Longitude: -2.8897 / 2°53'22"W

OS Eastings: 339284

OS Northings: 255742

OS Grid: SO392557

Mapcode National: GBR FB.3RV6

Mapcode Global: VH77J.V1PY

Entry Name: Dovecote About 30 Metres North West of Luntley Court

Listing Date: 20 February 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149817

Location: Dilwyn, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Dilwyn

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Dilwyn and Stretford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


3/35 Dovecote about 30 metres
north-west of Luntley Court


Dovecpte. Dated 1673, with some C20 alterations. Timber-frame with rendered
infill on a rubble plinth with a felt roof. Gabled in all four directions.
Square plan. Two storeys with small openings in gables. Main entrance in
east wall has a shaped doorhead bearing the incised date."1673". The C17
boarded door has decorative strap hinges. The roof is capped by a glover,
also gabled on all four sides. The framing is four square panels high with
straight tension braces. The trusses each have two collars with multiple
struts and curved V-struts in the apex. The bargeboards are carved and have
pendant finials. The projecting wall-plates each have carved brackets. At
time of survey (1987) the south-west corner was supported by timber shores.
(RCHM, 3, p to: BoE, p 112).

Listing NGR: SO3928455742

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