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Dovecote About 90 Metres North-East of Bretforton Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bretforton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0963 / 52°5'46"N

Longitude: -1.8742 / 1°52'27"W

OS Eastings: 408716

OS Northings: 244224

OS Grid: SP087442

Mapcode National: GBR 3LF.F0V

Mapcode Global: VHB0V.GKKV

Entry Name: Dovecote About 90 Metres North-East of Bretforton Grange

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148625

Location: Bretforton, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Bretforton

Built-Up Area: Bretforton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Bretforton

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 0844 - SP 0944
Dovecote about 90 metres
13/23 north-east of
30.7.59 Bretforton Grange


Dovecote. Probably C15 with some mid-C19 alterations. Coursed lias rubble
with tile roof. Rectangular plan. Entrance to east side has a square head
and chamfered surround (blocked); C19 entrance on west side has a brick
segmental head. Roof is of gablet form, the gables probably originally
forming entrance for birds. Internally, trusses have arch-braced collars
with clasped purlins. 19 rows of nesting boxes, with an alighting ledge to
every third row. A floor has been inserted. (Bond, C J: "The Estates of
Evesham Abbey: a preliminary survey of their medieval topography", Vale of
Evesham Historical Society Research Papers, Vol 4, 1973, p 21, fig 5; VCH, 2,
p 360).

Listing NGR: SP0871644224

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