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Pigeon-Cote C.200 Metres North-West of Witton Castle, Evenwood and Barony

Description: Pigeon-Cote C.200 Metres North-West of Witton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 111397

OS Grid Reference: NZ1524530552
OS Grid Coordinates: 415245, 530552
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6698, -1.7651

Location: Evenwood, Durham DL14 0DE

Locality: Evenwood and Barony
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0DE

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SE
(North side, off)
2/32 Pigeon-cote c.200
16/7/79 metres north-west
of Witton Castle


Pigeon-cote. Probably early C19. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and
ashlar dressings; roof not visible. Circular 3-stage tower, slightly tapered;
chamfered coping to first stage and top stone shelves to upper stages. First
stage has 4 two-centred-arched chamfered openings on east side, all to floor
level except the most southerly which has low stone sill; some horizontal
iron bars. Second stage has small square pigeon hole on south, and blocked
rectangular window on west under flat stone lintel; third stage has 3 empty
windows, with rebated chamfers facing east; 4 pigeon holes on south above
shelf. Embattled parapet.

Interior of ground floor shows late C19 jack-arched concrete vaulting with
iron girders; interior of upper floors not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ1524530552

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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