DOVECOT AT STOCK GAYLARD

   
Dovecot approximately 5m 4/72 west of Stock Gaylard House G.V. II Dovecot, now ornamental summerhouse. Date of origin uncertain, possibly medieval, rainwater head dated 1675, extensively remodelled c 1800. Circular structure of coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, conical tiled roof with weather vane some brick dressings. South doorways and windows have segmental pointed heads, north window of 2-light under 2-centred head. The upper storey has a clock which, according to the RCHM is of late C18 or early Cl9. "RCHM, Dorset, vol III," p 140, no 5.
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