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Dovecote 40 Metres South of Manor House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Sutton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0309 / 51°1'51"N

Longitude: -2.7592 / 2°45'33"W

OS Eastings: 346855

OS Northings: 126004

OS Grid: ST468260

Mapcode National: GBR MH.HBRW

Mapcode Global: FRA 563D.8VT

Entry Name: Dovecote 40 Metres South of Manor House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263259

Location: Long Sutton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Long Sutton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

LONG SUTTON CP STEPHEN'S HILL (north side)
ST42NE
6/193 Dovecote 40 metres south of Manor
House Farmhouse
17.4.59

GV II

Dovecote, now converted to garage. Probably medieval. Local lias stone cut and squared, double Roman clay tiled roof
between stepped coped gables with gabletted finials. Double square plan. Accommodated about 650 birds originally,
increased by about 130 when a dividing wall was introduced, possibly when the roof was renewed in C18. Presumably the
original doorways were on the north side, where are now C20 garage openings; lean-to on this side with garage doors:
small timber-framed opening with central iron bar high in south wall. (VCH vol III, 1974)


Listing NGR: ST4685526004

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