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Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres West of Great Codham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9238 / 51°55'25"N

Longitude: 0.526 / 0°31'33"E

OS Eastings: 573792

OS Northings: 228042

OS Grid: TL737280

Mapcode National: GBR PH9.7T0

Mapcode Global: VHJJ4.2XF3

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres West of Great Codham Hall

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115651

Location: Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Wethersfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Wethersfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/138 Dovecote approx. 30
21.12.67 metres west of Great
Codham Hall


Dovecote. Late C18. Red brick in irregular bond, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. Square plan facing NE. One storey. Central doorway with 2-centred arch
of 2 plain orders with plain pilasters. Oak door and frame. 2 dummy windows
outlined in bricks projecting edge outwards, with 2-centred heads and plain
labels, and a cross between them, similarly executed. Sides and back plain.
Pyramidal roof with octagonal wooden cupola, ogival lead roof and weathervane.
Aperture blocked. The interior has on each side a wooden rack of 3 tiers of 9
nestboxes supported on wooden brackets, those at the front and rear being above
those at the sides, all of softwood. Earth floor.

Listing NGR: TL7379228042

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