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Latitude: 51.1966 / 51°11'47"N
Longitude: -3.5403 / 3°32'24"W
OS Eastings: 292474
OS Northings: 145282
OS Grid: SS924452
Mapcode National: GBR LF.4YRV
Mapcode Global: VH5K3.L680
Plus Code: 9C3R5FW5+JV
Entry Name: Dovecot at Blackford Farm
Listing Date: 22 May 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1345406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265489
Location: Selworthy, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24
Civil Parish: Selworthy
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
SS94NW SELWORTHY CP
Dovecot at Blackford Farm
Dovecot. Late medieval. Coursed random rubble, partly roughcast, conical stone roof rising from moulded cornice, open
in centre. Circular in plan. Square headed plank door with renewed brick lintel. Interior: 11 tiers of irregularly
spaced nesting boxes rising to eaves level, said to number 302 in all. No evidence of a potence or other interior
features. The manorhouse at Blackford was destroyed by fire in 1875 and the dovecot was aquired by the National Trust
in 1944. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 207). (Chadwyck-Healey, The History of the Part of West
Somerset, 190l; Ridler, A Selworthy Notebook, 1983).
Listing NGR: SS9247445282
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