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© Mr John Chester

IoE Number: 439972
Location: DOVECOTE IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 15 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH, CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE
  NORTON SUB HAMDON, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Chester
Date Photographed: 02 July 2004
Date listed: 19 April 1961
Date of last amendment: 27 October 1987
Grade II*

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ST4715NORTON SUB HAMDON CPCHURCH LANE (End)9/192Dovecote in churchyard, about 15metres south-west of church,Church of St. Mary the Virgin(formerly listed as Dovecote

ST4715 NORTON SUB HAMDON CP CHURCH LANE (End) 9/192 Dovecote in churchyard, about 15 metres south-west of church, Church of St. Mary the Virgin (formerly listed as Dovecote immediately S.W. of Church) 19.4.61 GV II* Dovecote, possibly part of the former manor house estate. C17 or possibly earlier. Ham stone coursed rubble; stone slated conoid roof, crowned by small glover formed by circular flat slab standing on 4 slender turned stone balusters, with ball finial. Circular on plan, with 4 buttresses having offsets; low plain doorway in north side, and small dormer window with stone slate roof and checks to southwest. Interior not seen, but said to contain about 400 nesting-boxes. (Leaflet in church, upublished, undated).

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