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Dovecote to the South West of Kentwell Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Long Melford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0979 / 52°5'52"N

Longitude: 0.7185 / 0°43'6"E

OS Eastings: 586304

OS Northings: 247882

OS Grid: TL863478

Mapcode National: GBR QGR.GGK

Mapcode Global: VHKDX.DJPL

Entry Name: Dovecote to the South West of Kentwell Hall

Listing Date: 9 February 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278293

Location: Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Long Melford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Long Melford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

5377 Long Melford
Dovecote to the
south-west of
Kentwell Hall
TL 84 NE 6/542

A C18 red brick square dovecote with a raised brick band dividing the
elevations horizontally. On the east side there are 3 small high level
casement windows and a central doorway. Roof tiled, pyramid in form with
a cornice moulded platform at the apex, surmounted by an open cupola with
a small "Diocletian" access opening on each side. The dovecote is said
to be the largest in Suffolk and has approximately 144 brick built nesting
boxes on each wall and an access ladder which revolves on a central post,
still in perfect working order.

Listing NGR: TL8630447882

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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