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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 263549
Location: PRIORY DOVECOTE, ABOUT 90 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF ABBEY FARMHOUSE, ABBEY FARM LANE (off)
  MONTACUTE, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 17 April 2007
Date listed: 19 April 1961
Date of last amendment: 19 April 1961
Grade II

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ST4916MONTACUTE CPABBEY FARM LANE (off)8/94Priory Dovecote, about 90 metreseast south east of Abbey Farmhouse19.4.61GVII

ST4916 MONTACUTE CP ABBEY FARM LANE (off) 8/94 Priory Dovecote, about 90 metres east south east of Abbey Farmhouse 19.4.61 GV II Dovecote. Apparently C17, but possibly with C15 origins. Ham stone coursed rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings; hipped plain clay tiled roof over stone slate base courses; lead covered cap, the wood glover having been removed since previous listing. In south face a low door with near- triangular arched head in very deep lintol. Interior not accessible. Possibly one of the surviving relics of the former priory which occupied this part of the village. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 4406). (VCH vol 111, 1974).

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