Record Details

NHER Number:30762
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval dovecote


A hexagonal red brick dovecote with a date plaque of 1769 on its door lintel. The roof with its leaded cupola and weathervane was renewed in about 1980. Inside there are brick nesting boxes on all sides.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3135 9293
Map Sheet:TM39SW

Full description

September 1951. Listed, Grade II.
Dovecote. Garden of Park Bungalow.
Dated 17 CG 69 on lintel. Hexagonal, red brick, pantiles. Pointed door to west. Square angle pilasters with caps and bases. Pointed brick openings in bays flanking doorway. Dentilled cornice. Hexagonal cupola with ogee lead dome and weathervane.
Interior has brick nesting boxes on all sides and roof renewed 1980.
Information from (S1).
The date 1769 should be compared with the numerals ..69 on the Hall coach house.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 August 1994.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 393.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1304317.

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