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Dovecote 500 Metres South-South-East of Home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorncombe, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8094 / 50°48'33"N

Longitude: -2.8866 / 2°53'11"W

OS Eastings: 337630

OS Northings: 101469

OS Grid: ST376014

Mapcode National: GBR MB.Y8J3

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VY.M83

Entry Name: Dovecote 500 Metres South-South-East of Home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104664

Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thorncombe

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

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Listing Text

3/82 Dovecote 500 metres
south-south-east of
Home Farmhouse
Dovecote, free-standing. C18. Rubble walls with stone door jambs. Conical
slate roof. Circular in plan. Plank stable-door with wooden lintel.
Interior: Pigeon-holes round 8 inner faces: on tiers of planks with bricks
for solid-fill inbetween. Holes begin at c.6 feet high and continue up to
wall-plate at c.12 feet. Roof: 2 tie beams jointed at right-angles. Closely-
set rafter forming cone framework. Renewed. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I,
p. 248(28).

Listing NGR: ST3763001469

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