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Dovecot About 50 Yards South East of Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Pyon, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1524 / 52°9'8"N

Longitude: -2.8234 / 2°49'24"W

OS Eastings: 343757

OS Northings: 250776

OS Grid: SO437507

Mapcode National: GBR FF.6J8K

Mapcode Global: VH77S.05Q9

Entry Name: Dovecot About 50 Yards South East of Brook House

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149723

Location: King's Pyon, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: King's Pyon

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: King's Pyon

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


SO 45 SW

Dovecot about 50 yards
south-east of
Brook House


Dovecot. Probably early C18. Deep sandstone rubble plinth. Timber-framed
with brick nogging. Pyramidal Welsh slate roof with lantern. Square plan
aligned north-west/south-east. Two storeys. South-east elevation has thin
closely set studs in two rows between plinth and wall-plate crossed by long
diagonal members from corners of wall-posts. Two small openings. Entry with
ledged door to right-hand side of plinth. Lantern has 16 glazing bars, pyramidal
roof and moulded oak finial. Right return has stairs rising from north to ledged
door into first floor. Interior noted as having several rows of nesting holes in
upper part of framed walling. (BoE, p 207; RCHM, Vol III, p 88).

Listing NGR: SO4375750776

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