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©  Helmut Schulenburg

IoE Number: 305337
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 105 METRES NORTH EAST,
  KINWARTON, STRATFORD ON AVON, WARWICKSHIRE
Photographer: Helmut Schulenburg
Date Photographed: 11 May 2002
Date listed: 01 February 1967
Date of last amendment: 01 February 1967
Grade I

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KINWARTONSP15NW3/173Church of St. Mary the Virgin,01/02/67dovecote approx. 105m. NE

KINWARTON SP15NW 3/173 Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 01/02/67 dovecote approx. 105m. NE - I Dovecote. Early/Mid C14 (Buildings of England); lantern probably C17 (VCH). Rendered limestone with old tile roof. Circular plan. Small low entrance has ogee arch and plank door. Louvred lantern and 2 louvred dormers with bird openings. Conical roof. Interior: over 580 nesting holes in 17 tiers. Queen post roof. Retains its potence, a rare surviving feature. Said to be the only relic of a moated grange which belonged to the Abbey of Evesham. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.127; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.329; Michael Thomas: Dovecotes The National Trust).

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