DOVECOTE AT AMWELLBURY FARM 30 METRES NORTH OF AMWELLBURY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076687

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1982

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE AT AMWELLBURY FARM 30 METRES NORTH OF AMWELLBURY FARMHOUSE, WALNUT TREE WALK

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Location

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE AT AMWELLBURY FARM 30 METRES NORTH OF AMWELLBURY FARMHOUSE, WALNUT TREE WALK

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Great Amwell

National Grid Reference: TL 36423 12963

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 3612 GREAT AMWELL WALNUT TREE WALK (north side)

11/3 Dovecote at Amwellbury Farm 30.7.82 30 metres north of Amwellbury Farmhouse

GV II

Dovecote. Circa 1700. An octagonal brick dovecote with steep old red tiled roof, with door on S. Red brick in irregular Flemish-bond with random black headers. Stucco strips to angles of walls and roof and round doorway. 13 " walls reddened and tuck pointed in C19. Wide plaster cove below moulded wooden eaves cornice. Steep octagonal tiled roof has bellcast eaves. Octagonal timber louvre with ledge and 3 holes on each face with diagonal diagonal lattice infill. Steep octagonal metal roof with angle rolls, and wrought iron wind vane on a ball. Projecting plastered plinth on N side where ground falls away. Rows of holes in interior for full height with remains of projecting timber supports for nestboxes. Walls plastered originally. Lath and plaster underceiling to roof and a single tie-beam with stopped chamfer and central hole in soffit for revolving ladder now gone. N E face has collapsed below cornice level. An historic brick dovecote associated with the manorial centre. Part of a picturesque group at Amwellbury. (RCHM (1911) 95: VCH (1912) 417: Pevsner (1977) 150).

Listing NGR: TL3642312963

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 355887

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Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 417
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 150
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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