DOVECOTE TO THE SOUTH WEST OF KENTWELL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1351844

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1978

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE TO THE SOUTH WEST OF KENTWELL HALL, KENTWELL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE TO THE SOUTH WEST OF KENTWELL HALL, KENTWELL

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Long Melford

National Grid Reference: TL 86304 47882

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

KENTWELL 1. 5377 Long Melford Dovecote to the south-west of Kentwell Hall TL 84 NE 6/542 II*

2. A C18 red brick square dovecote with a raised brick band dividing the elevations horizontally. On the east side there are 3 small high level casement windows and a central doorway. Roof tiled, pyramid in form with a cornice moulded platform at the apex, surmounted by an open cupola with a small "Diocletian" access opening on each side. The dovecote is said to be the largest in Suffolk and has approximately 144 brick built nesting boxes on each wall and an access ladder which revolves on a central post, still in perfect working order.

Listing NGR: TL8630447882

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 278293

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 39 Suffolk,

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