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Dovecote Approximately 80 Metres to South West of the Isle

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7451 / 52°44'42"N

Longitude: -2.8027 / 2°48'9"W

OS Eastings: 345909

OS Northings: 316686

OS Grid: SJ459166

Mapcode National: GBR BG.02PK

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.X8KD

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 80 Metres to South West of the Isle

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259069

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

BICTON C.P. -
SJ 41 NE
SJ 4591 1668
6/9 Dovecote approx. 80
- metres to south-west of
The Isle.

GV II

Summerhouse, now dovecote. Late C17 or early C18, altered and heightened
in the mid-C18. Red brick with some grey sandstone ashlar dressings.
Pyramidal plain tile roof. Square plan. Plinth with moulded stone top,
chamfered stone quoins (to earlier lower part only),set forward to top
part, dentil brick eaves cornice, and louvred square wooden glover with
pyramidal lead cap and weathervane. Boarded door to south-east with
rectangular overlight and gauged-brick head; square opening for doves in
later top stage above. Recessed blind or blocked window to north-west with
gauged-brick head. Plastered interior with nesting boxes. Although it
might have been built as a dovecote it is possible that it might initially
have been built as a summerhouse. It stands in the immediate grounds of
The Isle (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ4590916686

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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