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Date of Designation
Date of Amendment
Name of Property
Dovecote at Cadoxton Court
Vale of Glamorgan
Probably C13, restored. The largest of the remaining medieval dovecots in Glamorgan.
Domed circular stone dovecot circa 8m high, internal diameter circa 5m; buttressed walls 1.1m thick, and 4.6m high to springing of corbelled dome roof which has circular opening circa 60cm across. To E, small doorway with pointed head. Interior walls lined with remains of nesting holes circa 15cm square, and 45cm deep. Originally 700 nesting holes, capacity for 1400 pigeons.
Reason for designation
Graded at I as largest and best preserved of the medieval dovecots in Glamorgan.
Group value with Cadoxton Court.
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