Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Dovecote, Parciau

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2200
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Llaneugrad
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH4975883930
Site Type (preferred type first) : POST MEDIEVAL DOVECOTE
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument , Listed Building II*

Description :
Early 17th century practically unaltered. Square in plan, of two storeys, the upper of which is the columbarium. Each wall gabled and with carved finial - overall a square cupula with four gables. A panel inscribed IEE 160 is above the entrance in the north wall. (RCAHMW, 1937)

The dovecote is as described. <2>

Early 17th century, square, 2 storey, gritstone rubble and some limestone. Upper part is columbarium, gabled carved finials, square cupola, pyramidal corbelled vault. (RCAHMW, Undated)

On 1889 map, marked as "Dovecot (AD 1640)" on 1920 3rd edition 25 inch County Series map. (Kenney, 2014)

Sources :
Kenney, J. , 2014 , Medieval and Post-Medieval Agricultural Features in North-West Wales. Report on Scheduling Enhancement Study. Part 1: Report and Gazetteer. ( © GAT)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , RC Buildings Records
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1937 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey
Ordnance Survey , 1970 , SH48SE 9 , <2>
McCann, J. , 1991 , Historical Enquiry into Design and Use of Dovecote , <4>
Lynch, F. , 2009 , Anglesey Past Landscapes of the Coast , <5>

Events :
44846 : Medieval and Post-Medieval Agricultural Features in North-West Wales. Report on Scheduling Enhancement Study: Part 1: Report and Gazetteer (year : 2014)

Related PRNs : 31070

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