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Latitude: 51.7076 / 51°42'27"N
Longitude: 0.3856 / 0°23'8"E
OS Eastings: 564928
OS Northings: 203673
OS Grid: TL649036
Mapcode National: GBR NJ9.VQM
Mapcode Global: VHJK6.MBQT
Entry Name: Dovecote to the North of Writtle Park Farmhouse
Listing Date: 19 June 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122066
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112776
Location: Highwood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1
Civil Parish: Highwood
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Highwood St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
1. HIGHWOOD HIGHWOOD
Dovecote to the
north 6 Writtle
TL 60 SW 11/582
Probably the only remaining circular dovecote in Essex. The present building
is C18 built in red brick, header bend, possibly on an earlier, Tudor, foundation.
2 storeys. Conical tiled roof, no longer surmounted by a louvre but it has
an old weather vane, and a moulded brick cornice, There are no nests remaining.
The cote stands alone in the middle of a field.
Listing NGR: TL6492803673
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