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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.

Name: DOVECOTE, CIRCA 160 METRES NORTH EAST OF NEWTON FIELD CENTRE

List entry Number: 1192042

Location

DOVECOTE, CIRCA 160 METRES NORTH EAST OF NEWTON FIELD CENTRE

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireKetteringDistrict AuthorityNewton and Little Oakley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 231109

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History

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Details

NEWTON SP8883 Dovecote, circa 160 metres NE of 1337-0/12/178 Newton Field Centre 25/02/57 (Formerly Listed as: NEWTON Dovecote NE of Church of St. Faith) GV I Dovecote. Late C16/early C17. Squared coursed limestone, closely laid in tight courses, pointed to about 1 metre above ground level, then tail-bedded only. Collyweston stone slate roof gable copings with miniature gables to ends and tips, central coping ornamented with Tresham trefoils. 2 timber- framed hipped louvres to ridge. Quoins. Low entrances left and right, round- headed and chamfered, one right-hand one retaining heavy double-rebated door with huge lock, in situ on strap hinges. Left-hand one remained inside dovecote until recently, but has apparently been burnt (only scattered iron fragments from lock and hinge now survive). 2 rectangular chamfered openings at high level. Central tablet reading "MAURICE TRESHAM". Interior has thousands of L-shaped nesting boxes in 2 separate lofy chambers. An outstanding dovecote, exhibiting craftsmanship of the highest quality.

Listing NGR: SP8856083412

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National Grid Reference: SP 88560 83412

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