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Latitude: 51.4116 / 51°24'41"N
Longitude: -3.2556 / 3°15'20"W
OS Eastings: 312769
OS Northings: 168808
OS Grid: ST127688
Mapcode National: GBR HT.QCSS
Mapcode Global: VH6FK.JS78
Entry Name: Dovecote at Cadoxton Court
Listing Date: 18 September 1962
Last Amended: 30 March 1995
Source ID: 13176
Building Class: Domestic
Location: To S of house.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Barry (Y Barri)
Built-Up Area: Barry
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Probably C13, restored. The largest of the remaining medieval dovecots in Glamorgan.
Domed circular stone dovecot circa 8m high, internal diameter circa 5m; buttressed walls 1.1m thick, and 4.6m high to springing of corbelled dome roof which has circular opening circa 60cm across. To E, small doorway with pointed head. Interior walls lined with remains of nesting holes circa 15cm square, and 45cm deep. Originally 700 nesting holes, capacity for 1400 pigeons.
Graded at I as largest and best preserved of the medieval dovecots in Glamorgan.
Group value with Cadoxton Court.
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