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Description: Dovecote 100 Metres North of St Lawrence's Chapel
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 111595
OS Grid Reference: NZ1641716256
OS Grid Coordinates: 416417, 516256
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5413, -1.7478
There is also a scheduled monument, St Lawrence's Chapel, Manorial Settlement Remains and Dovecote, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
NZ 11 NE BARFORTH BARFORTH
4/6 Dovecote 100 metres
north of St.
19.1.52 Lawrence's Chapel
Dovecote, probably late medieval. Roughly-coursed rubble with some cut
dressings. Circular, c. 5.0 metres internal diameter. Exterior: beehive
profile with 3 alighting bands; small doorway facing north-west seems to be
enlargement of chamfered window or hatch; top ruinous. Interior: 13 tiers of
stone nesting boxes with shelves below.
One of the distinctive Tees Valley dovecotes, c.f. Gainford Hall, Caldwell and
Listing NGR: NZ1641716256
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Source: English Heritage
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