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Latitude: 52.2242 / 52°13'27"N
Longitude: -1.8464 / 1°50'47"W
OS Eastings: 410589
OS Northings: 258460
OS Grid: SP105584
Mapcode National: GBR 3JX.G0S
Mapcode Global: VHB08.YC77
Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin Dovecote Approximately 105 Metres North East
Listing Date: 1 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1365691
English Heritage Legacy ID: 305337
Location: Kinwarton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B49
Civil Parish: Kinwarton
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Kinwarton with Great Alne
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
3/173 Church of St. Mary the Virgin,
01/02/67 dovecote approx. 105m. NE
Dovecote. Early/Mid C14 (Buildings of England); lantern probably C17 (VCH).
Rendered limestone with old tile roof. Circular plan. Small low entrance has
ogee arch and plank door. Louvred lantern and 2 louvred dormers with bird
openings. Conical roof. Interior: over 580 nesting holes in 17 tiers. Queen post
roof. Retains its potence, a rare surviving feature. Said to be the only relic
of a moated grange which belonged to the Abbey of Evesham.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.127; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.329;
Michael Thomas: Dovecotes The National Trust).
Listing NGR: SP1059358456
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