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Dovecote About 30 Yards South East of Great House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford and Stoke Prior, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2047 / 52°12'16"N

Longitude: -2.697 / 2°41'49"W

OS Eastings: 352461

OS Northings: 256501

OS Grid: SO524565

Mapcode National: GBR FL.3CLX

Mapcode Global: VH84X.6VJ8

Entry Name: Dovecote About 30 Yards South East of Great House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149669

Location: Ford and Stoke Prior, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ford and Stoke Prior

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Prior and Ford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Description

SO 55 NW
2/106
11.6.59

STOKE PRIOR CP AND STOKE PRIOR (DET) CP
STOKE PRIOR
Dovecote about 30 yards south-east of Great House Farmhouse

GV
II

Dovecote. C18. Handmade-red brick with some blue brick dressings. Pyramidal
stone-tiled roof laid in diminishing courses with a timber lantern at the apex,
a continuous central alighting ledge and a pyramidal roof. Square plan. Two
levels. North-west front elevation: the openings all have cambered heads with
decorative alternate blue brick headers. Three bays; the central bay is of
greater width than the outer bays. There are two ground floor rectangular
windows with wooden bars, three blind windows above on the upper level, and
a central doorway with a chamfered frame and a ledged and battened door with
strap hinges. A doorway on the north-east side provides access to the upper
floor due to the change in ground level. Interior: there are about 450 nesting
boxes each having a pointed arched entry hole. (RCHM, Herefs, III, p 188, item 14).

Listing NGR: SO5246156501

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