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Dovecote About 20 Metres South of Halswell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathurst, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0979 / 51°5'52"N

Longitude: -3.067 / 3°4'1"W

OS Eastings: 325383

OS Northings: 133716

OS Grid: ST253337

Mapcode National: GBR M2.C4TW

Mapcode Global: FRA 46G7.2YS

Plus Code: 9C3R3WXM+56

Entry Name: Dovecote About 20 Metres South of Halswell House

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269304

Location: Goathurst, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Goathurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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7/42 Dovecote about 20 m south of
Halswell House


Dovecote. C17. Rubble with some roughcast, ogival slate roof, at open turret at apex with an arcade of turned
balusters, zinc cupola. Small door opening to East. Interior completely lined with nesting holes for birds. (Pevsner
N., Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; Country Life, Nov. 21, 1908; Collinson, Somerset I, 1791; VCH
Somerset II, 1911; Garden History V, 3 1977; Jones B., Follies and Grottoes, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2538333716

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