DOVECOTE ATTACHED TO THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF CHARLTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307876
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE ATTACHED TO THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF CHARLTON HOUSE, KINGWESTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE ATTACHED TO THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF CHARLTON HOUSE, KINGWESTON ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Charlton Mackrell
National Grid Reference:
ST 52964 29087

Details

ST52NW CHARLTON MACKRELL CP KINGWESTON ROAD (East side) 5/37 Dovecote attached to the north east corner of Charlton House -

GV II

Dovecote. C18 or earlier. Local lias stone cut and squared; Welsh slate over stone slate base courses between coped gables with gabletted finials; brick chimney stack. 2 storeys, single bay. Plain doors in north wall below and in east wall approached by flight of stone steps, above. Undercroft said to have housed former ovens (not seen); upper floor is dovecote, with accommodation for about 500 nests within the four walls; two close double-collar roof trusses flanking the former aperture for the birds, now blocked. Square plan unusual for dovecote in this part of Somerset: important being in conjunction with Charlton House (qv). (Victoria County History, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5296429087

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262842
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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: 12 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12655/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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