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Dovecote in field to NW of Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pembroke (Penfro), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.678 / 51°40'40"N

Longitude: -4.9282 / 4°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 197652

OS Northings: 201754

OS Grid: SM976017

Mapcode National: GBR G8.DB1V

Mapcode Global: VH1S6.J2JZ

Entry Name: Dovecote in field to NW of Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 July 1981

Last Amended: 29 July 2005

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6327

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated near the centre of a field some 350m NW of Priory Farmhouse.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Pembroke

Community: Pembroke (Penfro)

Community: Pembroke

Locality: Monkton

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Medieval dovecote thought to have been one of the buildings attached to the Priory at Monkton. In disrepair 2004.


Dovecote, large cylindrical rubble stone structure with remnant of roughcast. Put-log holes and tall openings to N and S, missing lintels, the N one broken open to top of wall. Low E segmental-pointed door with stone voussoirs. Stepped corbelled domed roof.


Interior formerly lined with square stone nesting boxes, the stonework removed. Plastered dome with cylindrical opening at top.

Reasons for Listing

Included in a higher grade as a very large dovecote of probable medieval construction. Scheduled Ancient Monument PE415 (PEM).

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