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Dovecote at Erbistock Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Erbistock, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9754 / 52°58'31"N

Longitude: -2.9677 / 2°58'3"W

OS Eastings: 335118

OS Northings: 342440

OS Grid: SJ351424

Mapcode National: GBR 76.JRLP

Mapcode Global: WH89C.DG2V

Plus Code: 9C4VX2GJ+4W

Entry Name: Dovecote at Erbistock Hall

Listing Date: 7 June 1963

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1578

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated SE of Erbistock Hall which is 1.5 km N of Erbistock.

County: Wrexham

Community: Erbistock (Erbistog)

Community: Erbistock

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

C18 circular brick dovecote dated 1737.

Exterior

Free-standing circular dovecote, hand-made red bricks in flemish bond, slightly projecting brick string course. Conical slate roof, domed wooden cupola and weather-vane dated 1737. Entry through single doorway with stone lintel and keystone detail, wooden door. 2 stone lined oval window openings.

Interior

Said to contain 700 pigeon nesting recesses. Full inspection not carried out at time of 1994 resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Graded II* as an architecturally distinguished composition and an especially well-preserved early C18 dovecote.
Group value with Erbistock Hall.

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