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Dovecote Approximately 50 Metres South of Old Place Yard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8952 / 51°53'42"N

Longitude: -1.1537 / 1°9'13"W

OS Eastings: 458333

OS Northings: 222193

OS Grid: SP583221

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.355

Mapcode Global: VHCX3.YMGG

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 50 Metres South of Old Place Yard House

Listing Date: 31 January 1952

Last Amended: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243570

Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Bicester

Built-Up Area: Bicester

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bicester with Caversfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5P58225 '
3/95 Dovecote approx. 50m. S of Old
31/01/52 Place Yard House
(Formerly listed as "Old Palace Yard" and dovecote in
Palace Yard" and dovecote in
the grounds, Palace Yard)

Dovecote. Probably C17, altered C20. Limestone rubble with squared quoins and
some brick; old plain tile roof. Square plan. Slightly-battered walls rise from
a rubble plinth with double-stepped brick weatherings, and the upper stage has
small scattered C20 openings. Front has a central doorway plus an upper door,
now reached by a C20 concrete external stair. Pyramid roof has boxed eaves and a
perspex finial light. Interior: rubble walls are lined with nesting boxes and
have projecting stone ledges every third row; roof rebuilt C20.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.455).

Listing NGR: SP5833322193

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