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Dovecote

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Eccleston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8534 / 53°51'12"N

Longitude: -2.8743 / 2°52'27"W

OS Eastings: 342587

OS Northings: 440044

OS Grid: SD425400

Mapcode National: GBR 8RCW.JD

Mapcode Global: WH854.TDHQ

Entry Name: Dovecote

Listing Date: 27 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469242

Location: Great Eccleston, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Great Eccleston

Built-Up Area: Great Eccleston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Copp or Great Eccleston St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 44 SW GREAT ECCLESTONE

281/5/10001 Dovecote

II

Dovecote. Late C18, with late C20 replacement of roof structure. Red brick, with tile rat course at mid- wall level, and a Welsh-slated pyramidal roof with a square ogee-roofed cupola.
Square plan, with doorway to east side and a window above, both with shallow segmental brick arches. Studded plank door, hung from straps set on pins attached to ashlar sandstone blocks set into doorway jambs. Blocked overlight to door head. At door head level, and extending around all elevations, a double course of tiles form a rat course'.
INTERIOR: Each wall contains 10 rows of nesting boxes, 9 boxes to each row, although internal alterations have damaged some areas. The lower part was latterly used to stall animals.

Listing NGR: SD4258740044

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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