© Mr John Chester
DOVECOTE IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 15 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH, CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH LANE
NORTON SUB HAMDON, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Mr John Chester
02 July 2004
19 April 1961
Date of last amendment:
27 October 1987
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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)
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).