|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||18th century dovecote|
This brick and slate 18th century octagonal dovecot has two storeys and thirteen tiers of nesting boxes. The roof has collapsed.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 4788 0778|
|Parish:||EMNETH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
July 1986. Listed, Grade II.
Dovecote recorded by Ordnance Survey.
Mid 18th century. Bricks and slate. Octagonal. Two storeys. Square opening with window above, another opposite. String course first floor. Deep timber cornice. Roof collapsed, no internal floors. Thirteen tiers nesting boxes.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 31 January 1986.
June 2005. Visit.
Seen only in distance, now under separate ownership from Oxburgh Hall. In orchards.
Roof still missing but brickwork seems sound. No sign of Albino avian occupants noted by R. Silvester (NAU).
E. Rose (NLA), 10 June 2005.
- DOVECOTE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1171494. |
|MNO4370||Related to: Dovecote 140 metres E of Oxburgh Hall Meadowgate Lane EMNETH (Revoked)|
|16726||Related to: Oxburgh Hall (Building)|
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