Dovecote at Little Blackford, Selworthy, West Somerset - Exmoor (NP)

This dovecote which survives well requires some repointing, limewashing and repairs to the roof covering in order to secure it in good condition. The setting also requires improvement to safeguard it against inadvertent vehicle damage.

Dovecote at Little Blackford, Selworthy, West Somerset - Exmoor (NP)
© T. Thurlow HBO with kind permission of Exmoor National Park Authority

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Dovecote at Little Blackford
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1020774
  • Local Planning Authority: Exmoor (NP)
  • Site Type: Agriculture and subsistence > Dovecote

Location

  • Building Name: Dovecote at Little Blackford
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: West Somerset
  • Parish: Selworthy
  • National Park: Exmoor (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bridgwater and West Somerset
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II*

Contact Details

John Ette 0117 975 0687

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England