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Dovecote and Outbuildings North West of Trafalgar House, Heighington

Description: Dovecote and Outbuildings North West of Trafalgar House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110802

OS Grid Reference: NZ2517922460
OS Grid Coordinates: 425179, 522460
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5967, -1.6118

Location: Heighington Lane, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PU

Locality: Heighington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL5 6PU

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Listing Text

(South side)
11/51 Dovecote and
north-west of
Trafalgar House
Dovecote and flanking outbuildings, now storage. Circa 1815. Dressed and
rubble sandstone. Welsh slate, pantiled and concrete-tiled roofs. Brick
chimney stack. Dovecote with L-plan range of 2 loose-boxes to right and
detached outbuilding to left.
Square-plan,2-storey dovecote has tooled-and-margined quoins. First-floor
boarded opening. Pyramidal Welsh slate roof and octagonal wood glover with
lead-covered ogee cap and vane. Boarded door under wedge lintel on rear.
Single-storey lean-to loose-boxes against boundary wall (q.v.). Boarded doors,
breathers and low-pitched pantiled roof with coped gables.
Long, single-storey detached outbuilding has tooled-and-margined quoins.
Altered openings. Low-pitched hipped roof with concrete tiles. Rebuilt ridge
stack. Side facing Trafalgar House has large vehicle opening, 16-pane
horizontal-sliding sash and 3 tall boarded doors.
Outbuilding and loose-boxes included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2517922460

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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