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Dovecote,45 Metres South of Gainford Hall, Gainford

Description: Dovecote,45 Metres South of Gainford Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 111076

OS Grid Reference: NZ1684116805
OS Grid Coordinates: 416841, 516805
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5462, -1.7412

Locality: Gainford
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3DW

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Listing Text

(West side, off)

9/124 Dovecote, 45 metres
7.1,52 south of Gainford Hall


Dovecote. C17 or earlier. Sandstone rubble exterior with roughly-
dressed sandstone interior. Circular plan, about 4 metres in diameter.
Tapering, slightly-convex elevation, about 6 metres high, has 3 stages defined
by projecting stone bands. Small doorway at ground level has chamfered lintel
and alternating jambs. Interior has nesting boxes and alighting ledges.
Domed roof of rubble with irregular, central oculus.

Listing NGR: NZ1684116805

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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