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Garden Walls and Dovecote to South of Nos 3 and 4, Belsay

Description: Garden Walls and Dovecote to South of Nos 3 and 4

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238554

OS Grid Reference: NZ0757480502
OS Grid Coordinates: 407574, 580502
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1189, -1.8828

Location: Belsay, Northumberland NE20 0HF

Locality: Belsay
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 0HF

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Listing Text

NZ 08 SE

Garden walls and
dovecote to south
of Nos. 3 and 4


Garden walls and dovecote. Date uncertain. Dressed stone. The dovecote has
Welsh slate roof.

Walls round 3 sides of garden. Approx 8 ft high on east and west, lower to south.
Flat coping.

Dovecote, in south-east corner, 2 storeys, 1 bay. On west side a small boarded
door on each floor. On south side 2 pigeon holes with stone alighting ledges.
Gabled roof.

Inside, the ground floor is tunnel vaulted with 2 chamfered transverse ribs
strengthening the vault. Said locally to have been used as the village mortuary.

Listing NGR: NZ0757480502

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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