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Latitude: 51.0592 / 51°3'33"N
Longitude: -2.6727 / 2°40'21"W
OS Eastings: 352952
OS Northings: 129090
OS Grid: ST529290
Mapcode National: GBR MM.FGPS
Mapcode Global: FRA 569B.0KX
Plus Code: 9C3V385G+MW
Entry Name: Dovecote Attached to the North East Corner of Charlton House
Listing Date: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307876
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262842
Location: The Charltons, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11
Civil Parish: The Charltons
Built-Up Area: Charlton Mackrell
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CHARLTON MACKRELL CP
KINGWESTON ROAD (East side)
Dovecote attached to the north east corner of Charlton House
Dovecote. C18 or earlier. Local lias stone cut and squared; Welsh slate over stone slate base courses between coped
gables with gabletted finials; brick chimney stack. 2 storeys, single bay. Plain doors in north wall below and in east
wall approached by flight of stone steps, above. Undercroft said to have housed former ovens (not seen); upper floor is
dovecote, with accommodation for about 500 nests within the four walls; two close double-collar roof trusses flanking
the former aperture for the birds, now blocked. Square plan unusual for dovecote in this part of Somerset: important
being in conjunction with Charlton House (qv). (Victoria County History, Volume III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST5295229090
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