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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1235337
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425726
Location: Stoke-by-Clare, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10
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
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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