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© Mr Luke Barber

IoE Number: 466445
Location: RUINS OF ABBEY DOVECOTE AND PART OF WALL, ABBEY PRECINCTS
  BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Luke Barber
Date Photographed: 30 July 2003
Date listed: 12 July 1972
Date of last amendment: 30 October 1997
Grade I

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BURY ST EDMUNDSTL8564SEABBEY PRECINCTS639-1/8/95Ruins of Abbey Dovecote and part of

BURY ST EDMUNDS TL8564SE ABBEY PRECINCTS 639-1/8/95 Ruins of Abbey Dovecote and part of 12/07/72 wall (Formerly Listed as: Abbey Dovecote) GV I Remains of Abbey dovecote with an associated short stretch of wall. C12 with later alterations. In coursed flint with stone quoins and dressings. Originally 2-storey, now roofless; hexagonal. On the ground storey, the remains of a narrow arched doorway and a small rectangular window. On the upper storey, a blocked window with rounded head and a 2-light mullion-and-transom window with cusping to lights and a rectangular hood-mould are both later introductions. The wall has the remains of a doorway with stone surround and 2 wide later openings and was originally part of a wing of rooms flanking the garden. INTERIOR: the thickness of the walling is reduced above the ground storey, leaving a shelf which supported the timbers of the upper floor. The upper walls have the broken remains of nesting-boxes. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 140).

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