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Dovecote Henhouse and Attached Shelter Shed on South Side of Road, Hedgeley

Description: Dovecote Henhouse and Attached Shelter Shed on South Side of Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236576

OS Grid Reference: NU1300416244
OS Grid Coordinates: 413004, 616244
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4399, -1.7960

Location: Hedgeley, Northumberland NE66 2EL

Locality: Hedgeley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2EL

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Listing Text

NU 11 NW NU 130162
5/231 Dovecote-henhouse
and attached
shelter shed, on
south side of road

Dovecote-henhouse and shelter shed, c.1830-40. Squared stone with tooled-and-
margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Square dovecote with
contemporary shelter shed to west. South elevation: dovecote has henhole
c.2 metres above ground, with recess above holding 5 pigeon entrances, with
alighting shelf; shelter shed to left has pair of square-headed openings.
Both parts have hip-ended roofs. Right return of dovecote shows doorway
with timber lintel and small window.

Interior: lower part of dovecote has stone wall boxes for hens, the upper
part smaller boxes for pigeons.

Ruinous pent privy at rear of dovecote is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1300416244

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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