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Latitude: 52.0469 / 52°2'48"N
Longitude: 0.4562 / 0°27'22"E
OS Eastings: 568532
OS Northings: 241566
OS Grid: TL685415
Mapcode National: GBR PFN.N4Q
Mapcode Global: VHJHH.VTJ7
Plus Code: 9F422FW4+PF
Entry Name: Dovehouse Approximately 7 Metres South East of Blois Farmhouse
Listing Date: 16 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122304
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114192
Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9
Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead
Built-Up Area: Steeple Bumpstead
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Steeple Bumpstead St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 64 SE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD BLOIS ROAD
2/71 Dovehouse approx.
7 metres SE of
Dovehouse, c.1800. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red
clay tiles, nesting boxes of clay. Square plan. Exterior totally obscured
by creeper. Interior lined with nesting boxes made of flat vertical and
horizontal slabs of unfired clay and chopped straw approx. 25mm thick.
Dovehouses of this construction are rare in Essex.
Listing NGR: TL6853241566
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