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Dovecote Opposite the Old Rectory, Ashington

Description: Dovecote Opposite the Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235874

OS Grid Reference: NZ2550285828
OS Grid Coordinates: 425502, 585828
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1661, -1.6012

Location: 1 Glebe Farm, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE62 5NG

Locality: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE62 5NG

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Listing Text

NZ 28 NE (West side)

2/3 Dovecote opposite
the Old Rectory


Dovecote, mid-C19 on late C18 base. Squared stone with tooled-and-margined
quoins and dressings; pantile roof. Square plan, raised on west end of range
of shelter sheds. Segmental arches to south and east, with partial brick
infill. Alighting shelf on south, below 3 pairs of arched openings. Pyramidal
roof. Left return shows boarded loft door below slatted openings. Interior
lined with nesting boxes.

Adjacent ruins of shelter sheds are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2550285828

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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