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Dovecote at Avebury Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Avebury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4289 / 51°25'44"N

Longitude: -1.8578 / 1°51'27"W

OS Eastings: 409984

OS Northings: 170001

OS Grid: SU099700

Mapcode National: GBR 3VK.C46

Mapcode Global: VHB44.RB7X

Entry Name: Dovecote at Avebury Manor

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311455

Location: Avebury, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Avebury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 06 NE
11/34 Dovecote at Avebury Manor


Dovecote. Mid C16. Sarsen, formerly rendered. Stone tiled roof.
Circular plan with stable door on north side and low door to south.
Walls slightly battered. Open timber glover with bill finial.
Interior has 15 tiers of nest boxes. No ladder. Documentary
evidence indicates a building date between 1533 and 1569.
(Wilts Notes & Queries VIII 214-224, 270-277)

Listing NGR: SU0998470001

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