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Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres to South West of Church Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Letwell, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3759 / 53°22'33"N

Longitude: -1.1557 / 1°9'20"W

OS Eastings: 456268

OS Northings: 386897

OS Grid: SK562868

Mapcode National: GBR NYCD.LJ

Mapcode Global: WHDDV.6DYS

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 75 Metres to South West of Church Rooms

Listing Date: 29 July 1966

Last Amended: 15 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335799

Location: Letwell, Rotherham, S81

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Letwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Firbeck with Letwell

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south side, off)
3/51 Dovecote approximately
29.7.66 75 metres to south west of
Church Rooms
(formerly listed as
The Dovecote)


Dovecote. Probably late C18, renovated c1982. Stone plinth; red brick in
Flemish bond; stone slate eaves course to tile roof. Octagonal, 2-storey
elevations. Plinth. Doorway in south-east side has boarded door in rock-faced
surround with keystone worked on lintel; no other openings on lower storey.
1st-floor string course beneath round-arched recess on each face; recess above
door and that to right have pigeon holes. Eaves dentil course. Hipped roof
with lead ridges and louvred glover having weathervane.

Interior: central post with revolving ladder; tiers of nesting holes beneath
segmental arches. Originally associated with South Farm; renovated by the
Council for Preservation of Rural England.

Listing NGR: SK5626886897

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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