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Dovecote Situated Approximately 40 Metres to West of South End of Thorp Arch Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Spa, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.906 / 53°54'21"N

Longitude: -1.345 / 1°20'41"W

OS Eastings: 443132

OS Northings: 445735

OS Grid: SE431457

Mapcode National: GBR MR18.MK

Mapcode Global: WHDB7.92SX

Plus Code: 9C5WWM44+92

Entry Name: Dovecote Situated Approximately 40 Metres to West of South End of Thorp Arch Bridge

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341954

Location: Boston Spa, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Boston Spa

Built-Up Area: Boston Spa

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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LS23 (west side, off)

6/34 Dovecote situated
30.3.66 approx. 40 metres to
west of south end of
Thorp Arch Bridge
(formerly listed as
Dovecote near Thorp
Arch Bridge)


Dovecote. Early-mid C18, restored C20. Coursed, squared magnesian
limestone, stone slate roof. 1 storey with half-basement, square single
cell. Doorway in south-west side has renewed door beneath plain lintel;
continuous stone ledge over door with small louvred opening above. Eaves
band to hipped roof with ball finial. Rear: battered basement storey with
recessed, square-headed doorway beneath deep band and shallower plinth band;
blind opening above perching ledge. Right return: stone ledge returned from
front with similar louvred opening above.
Interior: upper floor lined with nesting holes divided by stone blocks and
with stone ledges; C20 roof structure. Situated in corner of Rudgates
Builders' yard.

Listing NGR: SE4313245735

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