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Dovecote Approximately 4 Metres East of Palmers Farmhouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Wilmcote, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2212 / 52°13'16"N

Longitude: -1.7607 / 1°45'38"W

OS Eastings: 416444

OS Northings: 258141

OS Grid: SP164581

Mapcode National: GBR 4LB.RNH

Mapcode Global: VHB0B.FFKK

Plus Code: 9C4W66CQ+FP

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 4 Metres East of Palmers Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 23 October 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305410

Location: Wilmcote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Wilmcote

Built-Up Area: Wilmcote

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/08/2012


(North side)
Dovecote approx. 4m. E of Palmer's Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Outbuildings at Mary Arden's House)


Dovecote. Possibly pre-C16, Coursed lias; C20 timber framed gables with brick
infill. Old tile roof with small open lantern. Square plan. Central plank door.
interior: 657 nesting holes. Central beam, possibly for former floor. Queen
strut roof with trenched purlins, rough timbers. Forms part of an interesting
group with Mary Arden's House (q.v.), farmbuildings (q.v.) and barn and stable
(E.S. Sapcote: Warwickshire Dovecotes: Transactions of Birmingham Archaeological
Society, Vol.66, 1945-1946, pp.124 and 126).

Listing NGR: SP1644458141

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