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Dovecote at Wymondley Bury 15 Metres to North West of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Wymondley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9291 / 51°55'44"N

Longitude: -0.2319 / 0°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 521666

OS Northings: 227091

OS Grid: TL216270

Mapcode National: GBR J7N.25L

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.XSR2

Entry Name: Dovecote at Wymondley Bury 15 Metres to North West of House

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162770

Location: Wymondley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wymondley

Built-Up Area: Little Wymondley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Wymondley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2127 Little Wymondley

11/158 Dovecote at Wymondley Bury
27.5.68 15M. to NW of house


Dovecote. C17. Timber frame, red brick lower part replacing lower part
of frame, red brick infill to frame over. Nestboxes around interior
moulded from plaster on lath framework. Steep hipped old red tile roof
with gablets formerly giving access for birds, now blocked. A tall
square building beside the Bury, on the edge of the moat, with doorway
central on E side and roof gablets on E and W sides. Frame with corner
posts, posts central to each side, mid-height rail now just above the
brickwork, ties at wall-plate level across the corners, long straight
tension braces in the walls, roof of 2 structural bays. Plank door with
old iron fittings, heavy frame, and opening over. Said to have 365
nestboxes. (RCHM(1911)149: VCH (1912)189).

Listing NGR: TL2166627091

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