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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 IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 15 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH, CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1241076

Location

DOVECOTE IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 15 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH, CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityNorton Sub Hamdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Oct-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 439972

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History

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Details

ST4715 NORTON SUB HAMDON CP CHURCH LANE (End) 9/192 Dovecote in churchyard, about 15 metres south-west of church, Church of St. Mary the Virgin (formerly listed as Dovecote immediately S.W. of Church) 19.4.61 GV II* Dovecote, possibly part of the former manor house estate. C17 or possibly earlier. Ham stone coursed rubble; stone slated conoid roof, crowned by small glover formed by circular flat slab standing on 4 slender turned stone balusters, with ball finial. Circular on plan, with 4 buttresses having offsets; low plain doorway in north side, and small dormer window with stone slate roof and checks to southwest. Interior not seen, but said to contain about 400 nesting-boxes. (Leaflet in church, upublished, undated).

Listing NGR: ST4703515946

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National Grid Reference: ST 47035 15946

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