Dovecote at Pickhill Old Hall
A Grade II Listed Building in Sesswick, Wrexham
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Latitude: 53.0161 / 53°0'58"N
Longitude: -2.9119 / 2°54'42"W
OS Eastings: 338920
OS Northings: 346925
OS Grid: SJ389469
Mapcode National: GBR 79.G15K
Mapcode Global: WH896.7GM3
Plus Code: 9C5V238Q+F6
Entry Name: Dovecote at Pickhill Old Hall
Listing Date: 7 June 1963
Last Amended: 20 December 1996
Source ID: 1637
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated to the south-east of Pickhill Old Hall, diagonally opposite its main front, on the edge of steeply sloping ground.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Part of Pickhill Old Hall estate, the surviving fabric suggests a C17 date.
Constructed of brown brick on a heavy stone plinth to a square plan. Crow-stepped gables to each elevation. Low entrance to the north obscured by trees at time of resurvey in 1996 when the Dovecote was in a derelict and ruinous condition with large movement cracks to the walls, collapsed plinth stones and roof.
Inspection not possible at time of resurvey. Said to retain it's pigeon recesses.
Reasons for Listing
Listed as an example of a C17 dovecote notwithstanding condition.
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