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Dovecote to Rougham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rougham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7521 / 52°45'7"N

Longitude: 0.7099 / 0°42'35"E

OS Eastings: 582983

OS Northings: 320606

OS Grid: TF829206

Mapcode National: GBR Q6T.D94

Mapcode Global: WHKQH.W360

Entry Name: Dovecote to Rougham Hall

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220444

Location: Rougham, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Rougham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Rougham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/12/2012

TF 82 SW

Dovecote to Rougham Hall


Dovecote. c.1690 by Hon. Roger North. Coursed flint with brick angle pilasters and thatched
roofs. Octagonal in plan on the exterior, circular on the interior. One doorway and one 2-light
mullion window. Conical roof and a ball finial. Interior filled with approx 936 brick nesting
boxes. The dovecote is fully described in North's treatise 'Of Building' now in British Museum.
Source: Eds: Colvin, H and Newman, J; Of Building: Roger North's Writings on Architecture;
1981; pp100-3.

Listing NGR: TF8298320606

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