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Dovecote Approximately 8 Metres to South-West of Whitton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6755 / 52°40'31"N

Longitude: -2.9693 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 334557

OS Northings: 309081

OS Grid: SJ345090

Mapcode National: GBR B7.4HNH

Mapcode Global: WH8BX.C08R

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 8 Metres to South-West of Whitton Hall

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259042

Location: Westbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Westbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 3404 WESTBURY C.P. WHITTON LANE (North-west side)

17/135 Dovecote approximately 8
- metres to south-west of
Whitton Hall

Dovecote. Early C18. Red brick; conical graded slate roof.
Circular plan. Chamfered plinth, toothed-brick band approximately
half-way up, and dentil brick eaves cornice; round-arched dormers to
north-west and south-east, and central circular glover with turned
wooden balusters, and conical slate cap with wooden finial. Segmental-
headed opening high up to south-west; segmental-headed boarded door
to north-east. Interior: approximately 520 L-shaped nest holes with
ledges; central rotating potence with 3 projecting arms for ladders
at different heights. Cobbled floor. The dovecote forms part of a
good country house group with Whitton Hall (q.v.). H.E. Forrest,
FLS, Some old Shropshire houses and their owners (1924), pp. 6-7.

Listing NGR: SJ3455709081

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