This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SHOBDON CP SHOBDON PARK SO 46 SW
Dovecote. Early C18, restored 1832. Brick on coursed rubble plinth with slate roof. Octagonal plan. Two storeys, the upper storey with a blind segmental headed window to each side, with a loft door to north. Entrance to ground floor on south has a pedimented stone doorcase dated 1832. Roof capped by an octagonal timber glover with semi-circular sides, now glazed.
Interior: lower floor used for garden storage, upper stage reported to retain nesting boxes and potence. The dovecote stands within the kitchen garden walls.
Listing NGR: SO4002862769
© Mr John Annetts. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Annetts, John
Rights Holder: Annetts, John
Brick, Rubble, Slate, Stuart Dovecote, Georgian Agriculture And Subsistence, Agricultural Building
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