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Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres North West of Number 57 (Prebendal Manor House) and Attached Walls, Outbuilding and Group of Foundations

A Grade II Listed Building in Nassington, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5526 / 52°33'9"N

Longitude: -0.4342 / 0°26'3"W

OS Eastings: 506262

OS Northings: 296129

OS Grid: TL062961

Mapcode National: GBR FWZ.YX2

Mapcode Global: VHFNB.F3BG

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres North West of Number 57 (Prebendal Manor House) and Attached Walls, Outbuilding and Group of Foundations

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422499

Location: Nassington, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Nassington

Built-Up Area: Nassington

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Nassington St Mary Virgin and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

NASSINGTON CHURCH STREET
TL0696 (South side)
16/179 Dovecote approx. 20m NW of
23/05/67 No.57 (Prebendal Manor House)
and attached walls, outbuilding
and group of foundations
(Formerly listed as Dovecote)
GV II
Dovecote, and attached walls outbuilding and group of foundations. Walls
probably medieval, dovecote probably C16 and C18. Dovecote is squared coursed
limestone with Collyweston slate roof. Rectangular plan. Central doorway under
wood lintel and narrow window opening, under eaves, above. Later window opening
in elevation to left. C18 hipped roof with gablets. Interior: 576 nesting boxes
in 15 tiers. Walls to left and right of dovecote are squared coursed and banded
limestone with evidence of a gateway corresponding with the position of the
later dovecote. Attached outbuilding used as a earth closet has a 2 seater
internal arrangement. Group of attached foundations are medieval remains of
solar which formed part of No.57 (Prebendal Manor House) (q.v.).
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p125)


Listing NGR: TL0626296129

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