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Dovecot at Flixton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Flixton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4225 / 52°25'21"N

Longitude: 1.3885 / 1°23'18"E

OS Eastings: 630492

OS Northings: 285903

OS Grid: TM304859

Mapcode National: GBR WLD.3VW

Mapcode Global: VHM6N.0CWR

Entry Name: Dovecot at Flixton Hall

Listing Date: 1 September 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282261

Location: Flixton, Waveney, Suffolk, NR35

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Flixton (The Saints Ward)

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Flixton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 38 NW
2/1 Dovecot at Flixton Hall
(formerly listed as Pigeon
1.9.53 Cote, Flixton Hall)

- II*

Dovecot to the former Flixton Hall. Early C17. Red brick and plaintiles.
Circular, with a conical roof; the brick is laid in English Bond, and the roof
surmounted by an octagonal wooden cupola with semi-circular arched openings
and concave roof. 3 square window openings at different levels, with
chamfered surrounds to the brickwork: one has an original leaded-paned
casement window. A small original doorway, set high with chamfered surround
and plank door. Inside, 23 tiers of small, square nesting boxes are set into
the walls. A central post, with a circular platform on top about 15 feet from
the ground, has a ladder joined to it. The ladder has a single central shaft
to which rungs are attached, and rotates with the post so that the nesting-
boxes can be reached.

Listing NGR: TM3049285903

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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