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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1174418



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Norton St. Philip

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267153

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11/207 Dovecote



Dovecote. C15. Random rubble, Doulting stone with ashlar quoins and coved free-stone eaves. Stone slate coped gable roof with moulded kneelers and cruciform finials. Single storey rectangular plan 4-centred chamfered arch stone door frame with keyed stone relieving arch over at mid point of south elevation. Vertical boarded and lopped door. Later, possibly C19, square head door opening on North side. Single-light 4-centred head with spandrels, stone framed, moulded opening in east gable. Interior; 3 bays, 2-'A' frame trusses with collars and single row of purlins, ashlared rafters. Nesting holes on 4 sides in 3 tiers, approximately 670. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 291). (Abbot Horne; list of Somerset dovecotes, Local History Library).

Listing NGR: ST7713255925

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Horne, A, List of Somerset Dovecotes

National Grid Reference: ST 77132 55925


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