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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1041652



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Potterspury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-May-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 235341

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SP 74 SE 1737/7/104

POTTERSPURY FURTHO Dovecote at Manor Farm


GV II* Dovecote. Late C15, restored 1917 and 1990. Coursed limestone rubble; plain tiled roof. Circular plan with batter.

EXTERIOR: Ovolo-moulded string course under surface. Plank door facing west on inner plane of the wall under flat timber lintel. Above string course on south side is one single light window opening with chamfered jambs and rebates for glass and two vertical iron bars. Beneath window is blocked doorway. Conical roof with hipped square lantern open to all sides. On east side is a plaque: 'The Lords of the Manor repaired this dovecote tower AD 1917. R.S Mylne, BCL, Rector'.

INTERIOR: Window with splayed reveals. 19 tiers of nesting boxes, each with continuous roosting ledge. Some of lower nesting boxes blocked and ledges removed. Roof of two cross trees on which stand two vertical timber posts to lantern of 1990. Plain common rafters.

Listing NGR: SP7729943028

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National Grid Reference: SP 77299 43028


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