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Dovecote in Grounds of Shapwick Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shapwick, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1419 / 51°8'30"N

Longitude: -2.8337 / 2°50'1"W

OS Eastings: 341773

OS Northings: 138395

OS Grid: ST417383

Mapcode National: GBR MD.89X7

Mapcode Global: VH7DL.TKSJ

Entry Name: Dovecote in Grounds of Shapwick Manor

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269258

Location: Shapwick, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Shapwick

Built-Up Area: Shapwick

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Polden Wheel

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST43NW SHAPWICK CP STATION ROAD (West side)

2/30 Dovecote in grounds of Shapwick
Manor

29.3.63

GV II*

Dovecote. Medieval; C18/C19 restoration; re-roofed C20, Coursed and squared lias rubble of 2 distinctly differing
types, conical slate-roof, polygonal wooden turret at apex with a pilaster at each angle and arches for doves, domed
lead roof with a wrought-iron finial. Circular on plan. Plinth with offset to West side; low door opening in a dressed
stone surround, plank door with strap hinges; 3 two-stage buttresses to East side. Non-conforming 3-light casement
inserted high up on West side. Interior lined with nesting holes from floor to eaves level.


Listing NGR: ST4177338395

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

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