Record Details

NHER Number:2970
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval dovecote


An 18th century brick dovecote with original nesting boxes.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0464 0362
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

Circular, brick, tiled roof, with wooden lantern with entrance holes round base. Windvane bearing peacock.
18th century.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 30 November 1978.

(S1) adds; nestboxes intact. Dovecote was removed intact from its original position in early 20th century.
Yet (S2) shows it in same position as now.
E. Rose (NAU) 9 August 1985.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 380.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).

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