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Dovecote, 130 Metres West of Chapel Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gipping, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2316 / 52°13'53"N

Longitude: 1.0301 / 1°1'48"E

OS Eastings: 607019

OS Northings: 263593

OS Grid: TM070635

Mapcode National: GBR TKL.381

Mapcode Global: VHKDH.S5XL

Plus Code: 9F4362JJ+J2

Entry Name: Dovecote, 130 Metres West of Chapel Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280526

Location: Gipping, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Gipping

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Old Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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5/44 Dovecote, 130m west of
- Chapel Farmhouse

-- II

Dovecote, early C18. Timber-framed and plastered with wattle and daub infill.
Plaintiled roof of pyramid form. Octagonal plan. Louvred windows on two
opposite sides beneath the eaves. Collapsed lead-clad turret. Plank door on
the east side. A lining of unfired brick in stretcher bond around the inner
wallface; every 4th course is in fired red brick and projects slightly to
support the nesting boxes which have all been removed. Much of the lower
internal walling has been rebuilt in C19 and C20 brick. Good oak-framed roof,
with principal rafters at the angles, and tenoned purlins. In poor condition
and partly unroofed at date of survey.

Listing NGR: TM0701963593

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