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Summer House/Dovecote 75 Metres South of Wester Hall, Humshaugh

Description: Summer House/Dovecote 75 Metres South of Wester Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240001

OS Grid Reference: NY9170872820
OS Grid Coordinates: 391708, 572820
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0498, -2.1313

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland NE46 4AY

Locality: Humshaugh
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 4AY

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Listing Text

NY 97 SW
2/242 Summer house/
dovecote 75 metres
south of Wester


Summer house/dovecote, early C18. Coursed rubble to south and west, brick to
north and east; raised tooled dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone slates to
eaves. Square plan. Moulded stone eaves cornice on north and east. Altered
door on north has swan-neck pediment capped by carved bust and heads, with 2
pigeon holes above. Part-slatted window on east in similar surround. Upper
window on south, now blocked, under segmental arch with brick voussoirs, flanked
by pigeon holes; small upper window on west. Pyramidal roof with stone vase

Listing NGR: NY9170872820

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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