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Latitude: 53.0259 / 53°1'33"N
Longitude: -3.0037 / 3°0'13"W
OS Eastings: 332779
OS Northings: 348090
OS Grid: SJ327480
Mapcode National: GBR 75.FGVD
Mapcode Global: WH894.T6VN
Plus Code: 9C5R2XGW+8G
Entry Name: Dovecote
Listing Date: 3 December 1996
Last Amended: 3 December 1996
Source ID: 17864
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated to the SE of the house.
Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The building dates from the C18, probably late C18. Potence and part of roof structure replaced during refurbishment by the National Trust, 1970s.
Red brick in English Garden Wall bond with a stepped brick cornice, slate roof. Octagonal plan with doors in 2 faces. There are 4 symmetrically positioned dormer openings in the roof with hipped roofs and slate-hung sides, central open cupola surmounted by a weather vane.
There are c350 nesting boxes in linear arrangement and a central potence and ladder.
Listed for its special interest as an octagonal C18 dovecote.
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