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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323717
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469242
Location: Great Eccleston, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3
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
SD 44 SW GREAT ECCLESTONE
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
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