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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200488
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243570
Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26
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
BICESTER OLD PLACE YARD
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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