The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological
Trust Historic Environment Record
following information has been provided under the terms and conditions
of access as detailed on GGAT’s website www.ggat.org.uk.
Copyright is reserved on all data supplied by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust.
All output resulting from the use of the data must acknowledge the source
from information held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust copyright.
data below is intended to be used for information and research only and
is not for use as part of a commercial project. If you wish to use
information derived from material held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust
for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for
commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. For further
information or to arrange a visit to the Trust please send an enquiry form
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00969g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Trellech United Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : SO4855803647 Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Dovecote Status : listed building II*, registered parks and gardens II*, Scheduled Monument
Summary : Late-16th century circular dovecote built of stone rubble which once had a conical roof of stone tiles, replaced by an oak roof when refurbished in the 1980s. It stands in a rough outer part of the farm garden to the south-east of the farmhouse.
Description : Dovecote standing in a rough outer part of the farm garden to the south-east of Hygga farmhouse. It is a circular building 5m in diameter, and is probably of late-16th century date. Its red sandstone rubble walls, 1m thick x 4m high, were once topped with a conical roof of stone tiles which has since been replaced with a reconstructed oak roof. Nesting boxes line the interior of the structure. The wall is pierced by two stone mullioned windows, and a stone doorway. When visited in 1958 it was described to be in a fair condition, but underwent general refurbishment in the 1980s due to its deteriorating state.
01/PM List/Cadw/1972/Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest p2