Houses with dovecotes or follies

Houses with dovecotes or follies – from a Georgian property in Norfolk, with an Asian-style folly, to a Tudor manor house with a circular dovecote in Dorchester.

This week: houses with dovecotes or follies from a Georgian property in Wramplington, Norfolk, with an Asian- style folly, to a Tudor manor house with a circular dovecote in Dorchester, Dorset.


Athelhampton House, Dorchester, Dorset. A Tudor manor house set in Grade I-listed, 19th-century gardens that include a circular dovecote. It has a Great Hall with a vaulted oak ceiling, 11 beds, 6 baths, 4 receps, 3-bed cottage, coach house, outbuildings, par-3 golf course, woodland, pasture, 29 acres. £7.5m Savills 01202-856800.

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Dovecote Barn, Fiddington, Gloucestershire. This converted period barn comes with an unconverted timber-framed barn, a Grade-II listed dovecote, stables and post and rail paddocks. The house has 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps and 3.78 acres. £695,000 Knight Frank 01242-246959.


Home Farm, Drinkstone, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century former farmhouse in a popular village with large, landscaped gardens that include a listed dovecote. The house has been updated to include a vaulted garden room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the gardens. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen with Aga, 1-bed annexe, 2-bed pool house, paddock. 3.63 acres. £1.695m Strutt & Parker 01473-220444.


Manor Farm, Stanford in the Vale, Faringdon, Oxfordshire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century Yeoman house surrounded by landscaped gardens with a range of period outbuildings, including a converted, 2-bed dairy and a dovecote. It has beamed ceilings, wooden floors, and open fireplaces with period surrounds. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, barns, stabling and workshop, 10 acres. £2m Jackson-Stops 01285-653334.


The Grange, Broadwell, Moreton-in-Marsh. A large Cotswold stone house on the edge of a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views of Brailes Hill. The landscaped gardens include a summer house and a kitchen garden with a small wooden dovecote. The house has beamed ceilings, stone and wood floors and a wood-burning stove. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, cinema room, 1-bed flat, 2-bed lodge, barn, paddock. £3.75m Knight Frank 01451-600610.


Old Ridley Hall, Stocksfield, Northumberland. A 17th-century, Grade II-listed country house with later additions set in large gardens with a partially walled formal garden and a Grade II-listed dovecote. The house has period fireplaces and decorative plasterwork. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, 4 attic rooms, 2-bed annexe, paddocks, woodland, 9 acres. £950,000 Strutt & Parker 01670-516123.


North Barn, Fivehead, Taunton, Somerset. A converted barn with a Grade II-listed dovecote with a vaulted ceiling and a thousand stone-built pigeon holes. The house has beamed ceilings and a wood-burning stove. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garden room, 1.92 acres. £599,000 Greenslade Taylor Hunt 01823-277121.


The River House, Wramplington, Norfolk. A Grade II-listed, Georgian house overlooking a mill pond with the River Tiffey running to the rear of the property. The landscaped gardens include a south-facing, Asian-style folly. The house has a newly added breakfast kitchen with a vaulted ceiling and views over the river. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, Victorian orangery, stables, outbuildings, tennis court, arboretum, river frontage, 6 acres. £1.65m Strutt & Parker 01603-617431.



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