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Dovecote and Shelter Shed 120 Metres South West of Glanton Pike, Glanton

Description: Dovecote and Shelter Shed 120 Metres South West of Glanton Pike

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236555

OS Grid Reference: NU0569014177
OS Grid Coordinates: 405690, 614177
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4215, -1.9116

Location: Glanton, Northumberland NE66 4BB

Locality: Glanton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4BB

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Listing Text

NU 01 SE
8/212 Dovecote and
shelter shed 120
metres south-west
of Glanton Pike

Dovecote and shelter shed, later C19. Rubble with tooled-and-margined quoins
and dressings; internal walls brick. Welsh slate roofs, with metal lantern on
dovecote. South elevation: 2-storey dovecote on left has boarded door beneath
square opening divided crosswise into 4 recesses, each with a pair of arched
pigeon holes; alighting shelves on moulded corbels above and below (the lower
shelf missing at time of survey). Dversailing embattled parapet; steep
pyramidal roof with pyramid-topped lantern. On left of dovecote is a short
wing wall. On right a projecting 2-bay shelter shed with monolith square
piers and lintels; and doorway to right; coped gables on moulded kneelers.

Left return of dovecote shows boarded door above stone platform on moulded

Interior of shelter shed shows similar piers and lintels to those on front.

Attached boundary walls to east and west are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0569014177

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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