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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 60 METRES TO WEST OF LEA HALL

List entry Number: 1366924

Location

DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES TO WEST OF LEA HALL, A 528

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityPimhill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Nov-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259117

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 49224 21040

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