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Dovecote at Irby Dales Farm Approximately 150 Metres West of Irby Dales Farmhouse, Irby

Description: Dovecote at Irby Dales Farm Approximately 150 Metres West of Irby Dales Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164401

OS Grid Reference: TA1936404552
OS Grid Coordinates: 519364, 404552
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5241, -0.2009

Location: Old Main Road, Irby, North East Lincolnshire DN37 7JY

Locality: Irby
County: North East Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN37 7JY

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Listing Text


5/35 Dovecote at Irby Dales
Farm approximately 150
metres west of Irby Dales

- II

Dovecote and horse-gin. 1855 on datestone. Brick, whitewashed. Welsh
slate roof. Octagonal on plan: forms centrepiece of south side of crew
yard. 2 storeys. Each face has round-arched recessed panels to both
floors, separated by 2-course brick band. Recessed round-headed plank door
to south with strap hinges, flanked by segmental-headed cast-iron windows
with 6-panes above ventilation grilles. First floor: inscribed datestone
above door, panel to left with 2 rows of 3 dove-holes. Stepped eaves.
Hipped octagonal roof. Interior. Ground floor formerly contained a horse
engine to pump water into a tank above that supplied the farmyard. Dove
nesting holes occupy remainder of first floor.

Listing NGR: TA1936404552

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Source: English Heritage

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