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Dovecote Circa 35 Metres South of Priory's Piece

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9147 / 51°54'53"N

Longitude: -2.0463 / 2°2'46"W

OS Eastings: 396914

OS Northings: 224024

OS Grid: SO969240

Mapcode National: GBR 2LZ.ZDD

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.H42H

Plus Code: 9C3VWX73+VF

Entry Name: Dovecote Circa 35 Metres South of Priory's Piece

Listing Date: 4 July 1960

Last Amended: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134485

Location: Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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(south side)

17/77 Dovecote c35m south of
Priory's Piece ( formerly listed
4.7.60 with The Priory House)


Dovecote, formerly in the grounds of The Priory (q.v.). C17-early
C18. Bands of coursed squared and dressed limestone alternating
with narrow bands of thin-bedded stone. Artificial stone slate
roof. Square plan. Two storeys. Flat-chamfered plinth. Small
narrow doorway with flat-chamfered surround (now blocked) on the
north side. Large segmental-headed, probably C19, opening inserted
in south side, now glazed with double doors. Small window with
leaded panes in east side. Small opening with segmental brick head
above (now blocked with brick). Pyramidal roof with access lantern
at apex with blocked sides and ball finial. Interior; pigeon
holes built into walls of upper floor.

Listing NGR: SO9691424024

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