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Dovecote and Kennels Approx 30 Yards South West of Kennel Cottage, Matfen

Description: Dovecote and Kennels Approx 30 Yards South West of Kennel Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238684

OS Grid Reference: NZ0371970354
OS Grid Coordinates: 403719, 570354
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0277, -1.9433

Location: Hope Lane, Matfen, Northumberland NE20 0RQ

Locality: Matfen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 0RQ

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Listing Text

NZ 07 SW

14/200 Dovecote and kennels
approx 30 yards south wet
of Kennel Cottage


Dovecote, kennels and bothy. Early C19. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings.
Graduated Welsh slate roof. Single storey with 2-storey dovecote, 5 bays.
Boarded door in 4th bay. 12-pane sash windows. Hipped roof.

Square, ashlar dovecote projects through roof over centre bay. It has 2-light
double-chamfered mullioned window. Gabled roof with wood turret containing
pigeon holes.

On right return two dog exercise yards with high spiked railings.

Interior of dovecote has brick nesting boxes and original potence for collecting

Listing NGR: NZ0371970354

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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