Record Details

NHER Number:3999
Type of record:Building
Name:Dovecote

Summary

A square dovecote built of brick and probably dating to the 18th century. It belonged to Brooke Hall (NHER 10152) which was demolished in the mid 20th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2941 9959
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:BROOKE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Dovecote; square brick tower, no apertures except one window and louvres at point of roof.
Very dilapidated.
Surrounded by modern housing estate.
Possibly 18th century, the dovecote is one of the few remains of Brooke Hall, see NHER 10152.
Visted E. Rose 2 June 1975.

Now listed Grade II, see (S1) which states that louvres have been removed, with a flat lead roof instead.
E. Rose (NLA) 25 November 1998.

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 223.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051157.

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