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The Dovecote

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamport, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3642 / 52°21'51"N

Longitude: -0.8874 / 0°53'14"W

OS Eastings: 475857

OS Northings: 274603

OS Grid: SP758746

Mapcode National: GBR BTQ.QH7

Mapcode Global: VHDRD.KTQY

Plus Code: 9C4X9477+M2

Entry Name: The Dovecote

Listing Date: 19 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360332

Location: Lamport, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Lamport

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Lamport with Faxton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

LAMPORT HIGH STREET
SP77SE (North side)
10/79 The Dovecote

GV II

Dovecote now house. Datestone 1735 probably reset. Brick with slate roof.
Originally one-unit plan. 2 storeys, 2-window range of narrow casements with
diamond panes and flat brick arches. Central C19 ribbed door with 4-centred
brick arch. Nesting boxes in gable between windows with datestone above and
inscription below. ?Where once did pigeons sport and fly you now may bake a
pigeon pie?. Gabled roof with gables on all 4 sides probably C19, Brick stacks
at ridge and end. C19 one-roan extension to right has projecting 2-storey porch.
Converted from dovecote to a bakehouse in C19.


Listing NGR: SP7585774603

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