MEM22036 - Dovecote at Barlynch Priory (Monument)

Summary

A circular, flat-topped, earthen mound is located to the southeast of Barlynch Priory. Its shape and position on the valley side, overlooking the priory, suggest that it may be a dovecote or pigeon house.

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A circular, flat-topped, earthen mound, measuring 11 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high, is located on the eastern side of the A396 road, to the southeast of Barlynch Priory. Its shape and position on the valley side, overlooking the priory, suggest that it may be a dovecote or pigeon house. [1]

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  • <1> Report: Wilson-North, R.. 1999. The Priory of St Nicholas, Barlynch, Brompton Regis, Somerset. P.10.

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Grid reference SS 9298 2884 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Mar 20 2014 3:36PM

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