Dovecote Immediately North of Hogsbush Farm House
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County Council (Unitary)
SJ854854 (385373, 175246)
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A dovecote situated immediately north of Hogsbush Farm House in the village of West Yatton. The dovecote, which is Listed Grade II, is square 7 metres by 7 metres and 8 metres high. It is of rubblestone construction and has a stone tiled roof with coped gables. There is a stone tiled, pyramidal roofed wooden louvre on the ridge of the roof. On the south side there is a low doorway with timber lintel, with a modern barred opening directly above. On the east and west sides there are small openings in the gable ends, the opening to the west with a stone lintel. The inside is lined with simple nest boxes which are coated with lime wash. The dovecote is probably of early 17th century date. Scheduled.
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