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Latitude: 53.3895 / 53°23'22"N
Longitude: -4.4091 / 4°24'32"W
OS Eastings: 239887
OS Northings: 390775
OS Grid: SH398907
Mapcode National: GBR HMHR.12S
Mapcode Global: WH426.72ND
Entry Name: Dovecote at Plas Bodewryd
Listing Date: 2 September 1952
Last Amended: 2 May 2001
Source ID: 16575
Building Class: Domestic
Location: In an isolated rural location, set back from the NE side of the country road in the hamlet of Bodewryd; c100m WSW of Plas Bodewryd and c250m NW of the Church of St Mary.
County: Isle of Anglesey
Traditional County: Anglesey
Late C17 dovecote forming part of the Plas Bodewryd estate, which was formerly owned by Lord Stanley of Alderley (Penrhos). Plas Bodewryd was the home to Dr Edward Wynne, Chancellor of Hereford, d1755. Given to Isle of Anglesey County Council by Miss A C Walker in 1977; restored 1978-9.
Tall dovecote built of local rubble masonry; modern slate roof. Square on plan, with gable to each wall, a slate string course projecting at gable height. Single narrow square-headed doorway in N gable wall; ventilation slit in gable apex of S gable.
Interior not inspected at time of survey. Said, by RCAHMW, to contain pigeon nests of brick with stone slabs from 3 feet above floor level up to the base of the gables.
Listed as an excellent and well-preserved late C17 dovecote which forms a prominant landmark and once formed an integral part of the estate buildings centred around Plas Bodewryd.
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