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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 APPROXIMATELY 68 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BISHAM ABBEY

List entry Number: 1319381

Location

DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 68 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BISHAM ABBEY, MARLOW ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Windsor and MaidenheadUnitary AuthorityBisham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Sep-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40804

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 8484 -8584 BISHAM MARLOW ROAD (west side, off)

15/3 Dovecote approx. 68 metres south west of Bisham Abbey 25.3.55 (listed formerly as Dovecote at Bisham Abbey)

G.V. I Dovecote. C15. Chalk and flint, slip tiles and brick buttress. Old tile conical roof. Circular plan. Four, 2-stage buttresses. Flint plinth, moulded stone string and closed eaves. 4 small open gabled dormers. Centre ogree roof with ball and finial. Very small planked entrance door on south-east. Interior: nesting boxes, nearly continuous, revolving ladder on large newel post, and fine framed timber roof, with some replacement timbers. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.90 V.C.H. Vol. III p.145. C.L. April 12th, 1941 p.323 with illustrations.

Listing NGR: SU8462784965

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 145
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 90
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1941), 323

National Grid Reference: SU 84626 84965

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