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Church of St Mary the Virgin Dovecote Approximately 105 Metres North East

A Grade I Listed Building in Kinwarton, Warwickshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W65F3+MC

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin Dovecote Approximately 105 Metres North East

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305337

Location: Kinwarton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B49

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Kinwarton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Kinwarton with Great Alne

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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3/173 Church of St. Mary the Virgin,
01/02/67 dovecote approx. 105m. NE

- I

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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