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Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres to West of Lea Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pimhill, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7845 / 52°47'4"N

Longitude: -2.7543 / 2°45'15"W

OS Eastings: 349224

OS Northings: 321040

OS Grid: SJ492210

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.XPGK

Mapcode Global: WH8BF.N8NN

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 60 Metres to West of Lea Hall

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Last Amended: 27 November 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259117

Location: Pimhill, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pimhill

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leaton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

BOMERE HEATH C.P. A528 (east side)
SJ 42 SE
3/56 Dovecote approx. 60
29.1.52 metres to west of
Lea Hall (formerly
listed as Lea Hall
Dovecote)

GV II*

Dovecote. Circa 1584. Red brick with blue brick diaper work. Pyramidal
stone slate roof. Octagonal plan. Chamfered grey sandstone plinth
(restored in red sandstone), toothed-brick cornice to raised eaves band,
and small wooden glover with round-arched openings and pyramidal lead
cap with weathervane. Small chamfered rectangular window to east and
small boarded door below with red sandstone lintel. Interior: approximate-
ly 300 brick resting boxes in walls with continuous brick ledges beneath.
Central wooden potence with braced horizontal spars at top and bottom
supporting ladder at ends. Lea Hall (q.v.) is dated 1584 and the dove-
cote was probably built at about the same time.


Listing NGR: SJ4922421040

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