Record Details

NHER Number:4692
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval dove cote

Summary

This post medieval circular, clay lump dove cote is built on a flint base. Nesting holes are arranged around the interior wall. There are the remains of a conical slate roof.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8817 0008
Map Sheet:TF80SE
Parish:LITTLE CRESSINGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Dovecote.
Photographed by NCM when tree growing inside.

April 1978. Visit.
Circular, clay lump on flint base; door and window. Nesting holes around interior wall. Remains of conical slate roof. Interior full of rubbish and slight remains of tree.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 April 1978..

Copy of pictures in file.

Monument Types

  • DOVECOTE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: Brown, R.. 1966. Threxton Dove Cote.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Cressingham (Little).

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