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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 262842

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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