Site of Deer House to S of Fox Covert

Description of this historic site

The site of Deer House, now a ruined building. The house was built during the Imperial Period. It lies close to the southern weir between Goodrest Farm and Fox Covert.

Notes about this historic site

1 A building known as the Deer House. It backs onto a small wood. Photographs were taken in 1980 and by 1981 it had collapsed. The building was 19.8 by 9m, mainly of brick with main corners quoined with sandstone. The central section was open-fronted with timber supports. The building had wings on either end. It was probably a deer house. It was probably late Victorian.

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