DOVECOTE AND ATTACHED KITCHEN GARDEN WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305582
Date first listed:
28-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE AND ATTACHED KITCHEN GARDEN WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE AND ATTACHED KITCHEN GARDEN WALL

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Felbrigg
National Grid Reference:
TG 19584 39523

Details

FELBRIGG FELBRIGG PARK TG 13 NE 5/14 Dovecote and attached kitchen garden wall. G.V. II Dovecote. Mid-C18 restored 1937 by R.W. Ketton-Cremer. Brick. Shingle roof. Octagonal plan. Doorway in south face with flat rubbed brick arch; door of 8 panels. Panel recording restoration over. Adjoining faces each have a Diocletian window, that to the left with entry for birds in centre light. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Wooden octogonal turret with louvres to each face with a glazed semicircular head; timber cornice; lead bell-shaped dome with weather vane. Interior approximately 2000 nest holes in rows, with brick bands between the rows. The dovecote is in the centre of the north wall of the kitchen garden. The walls approximately 5 metres high C18 brick with quadrant brick coping. Square on plan, the east and west walls continuing south for approximately 30 metres. Large gateway in west corner of south wall, the gatepiers topped by stone pineapples. Central C17 doorway in south wall formerly to house removed to garden in 1842 by W.H. Windham. Spine wall with central gateway with semicircular gault brick arch dated 1833; glasshouses to south with vents to north. Stone pineapple to west end.

Listing NGR: TG1958439523

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
223252
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

Legal

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

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Date: 07 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15774/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Hamilton. Source Historic England Archive
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