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Dovecote South West of Columbary House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cropthorne, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1013 / 52°6'4"N

Longitude: -2.0067 / 2°0'24"W

OS Eastings: 399639

OS Northings: 244778

OS Grid: SO996447

Mapcode National: GBR 2JX.9GF

Mapcode Global: VHB0S.5FHY

Entry Name: Dovecote South West of Columbary House

Listing Date: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456234

Location: Cropthorne, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Cropthorne

Built-Up Area: Cropthorne

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Fladbury, Hill and Moor, Wyre Piddle, Cropthorne and Charlton

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

(north west side)
Dovecote south west
of Columbary House


Dovecote. Circa C17. Timber-framed with brick nogging on dressed limestone plinth; south west front red brick with limestone quoins and lias plinth with limestone quoins. Stone tile roof with gabled ends. PLAN: Rectangular plan, about 30' x 15', divided by cross-wall inside. EXTERIOR: Square-panel box-frame with NE back wall of 8 panels wide x 4 panels tall, end walls of 4 panels width and SW front red brick with limestone quoins. Doorway on NE elevation to left of centre and another doorway on NW end wall, both with plank doors. The lantern is missing. INTERIOR: Two cells divided by central partition, open to the roof Lined in nesting holes, brick lined with ledges under the holes on the SW and end walls and wooden nesting boxes on the NE wall and on the central partition wall. Tie-beam-and-collar truss and intermediate collars with birds-mouth joints to the through purlins; common-rafter couples intact. The potences are missing.

Listing NGR: SO9963944778

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