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Dovecote, Stoke College

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stoke-by-Clare, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0614 / 52°3'41"N

Longitude: 0.5376 / 0°32'15"E

OS Eastings: 574055

OS Northings: 243376

OS Grid: TL740433

Mapcode National: GBR PFK.QQR

Mapcode Global: VHJHK.8GK2

Entry Name: Dovecote, Stoke College

Listing Date: 19 December 1961

Last Amended: 23 May 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425726

Location: Stoke-by-Clare, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Stoke-by-Clare

Built-Up Area: Stoke-by-Clare

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stoke-by-Clare St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

1. STOKE BY CLARE Dovecote, Stoke College
2006 (Formerly listed as
Gatehouse, Stoke College)
TL 7443 26/427 19.12.61.


A C15 red brick dovecote tower with the design of a portcullis and chains in
the brickwork. There is also what appears to be the initial I and a bishop's
mitre lying sidways on 2 of the faces. The ground storey has 2 4-centered archways,
one on the south side and one on the east. Roof tiled, with small entrance gablets
to the dovecote. This building formed part of the College of St John the Baptist
founded by Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, when he converted the priory into
a college for secular clergy in 1415. The college was dissolved in 1548.

Listing NGR: TL7405543376

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

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