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Dovecote, 40 Metres South West of the Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in West Camel, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0185 / 51°1'6"N

Longitude: -2.6018 / 2°36'6"W

OS Eastings: 357885

OS Northings: 124519

OS Grid: ST578245

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.J2NG

Mapcode Global: FRA 56FF.B6Y

Entry Name: Dovecote, 40 Metres South West of the Rectory

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262757

Location: West Camel, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Camel

Built-Up Area: West Camel

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/149 Dovecote, 40 metres South-west of
the Rectory



Dovecote. Probably C17. Local stone rubble; plain clay tile conical roof
on 2 base courses of stone slates: raised central turret with timber
arcade having domical top and weathervane; circular plan, 4 buttresses
with offsets; low door on North side, with segmental arch head.
Accommodates approximately 500 birds: still in use, February 1983.
Probably part of the Grange estate attached to Muchelney Abbey, and now
part of an important group with the Rectory (qv) and Tithe barn (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5788524519

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

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