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A Grade II Listed Building in Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2689 / 51°16'7"N

Longitude: -1.0543 / 1°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 466073

OS Northings: 152616

OS Grid: SU660526

Mapcode National: GBR B6J.B8R

Mapcode Global: VHD08.PC0M

Entry Name: Dovecote

Listing Date: 26 April 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138835

Location: Old Basing and Lychpit, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG24

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Old Basing and Lychpit

Built-Up Area: Basingstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Old Basing St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

26.4.57 Dovecote


C16. Inserted at the angle in the Garden Wall. An irregular octagon with a conical
(hipped) tile roof surmounted by a finial, the eaves being heavy beams on projecting
brackets. Red brickwork in English bond, with diaper patterning (incomplete) in blue
headers; offset and plinths. The doorway has a heavy solid frame; in the roof above
this is a dormer with a weather-boarded front of ledges and pigeon holes. Within, the
building is circular, with a casing of pigeon holes formed in chalk blocks (4 band each
of 5 levels interspersed with brick bands). Between the roof framing and a block fixed
in the centre of the floor is a potence a vertical spindle with arms (re-inforced by
brackets) supporting a ladder, for access to the pigeon holes.

Listing NGR: SU6613352592

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