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Dovecote and Outbuilding to West of West Mews, Startforth

Description: Dovecote and Outbuilding to West of West Mews

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111754

OS Grid Reference: NZ0449016105
OS Grid Coordinates: 404490, 516105
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5402, -1.9321

Location: Boldron Lane, Startforth, Durham DL12 9AP

Locality: Startforth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9AP

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Listing Text

(South side)

1/163 Dovecote and
outbuilding to
west of West Mews


Dovecote and adjacent outbuilding, C18 and C19. Rubble with cut dressings;
stone slate roof. Outbuilding incorporates taller square dovecote at north-
east corner. Dovecote has round pigeon openings in stone surrounds on east,
north and west (the latter two now blocked) and pyramid roof; outbuilding
has boarded double doors on south and in west end. Interior of dovecote
lined with paired brick nesting boxes on stone shelves.

Formerly part of the outbuildings of Low Startforth Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ0449016105

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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