Description: Dovecote 50 Metres South-West of Red House Farm House
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240064
OS Grid Reference: NY9707265152
OS Grid Coordinates: 397072, 565151
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9810, -2.0473
SANDHOE BEAUFRONT RED HOUSE
NY 96 NE
5/305 Dovecote 50 metres
south-west of Red
Dovecote, mid-C18, altered late C20. Squared rubble with cut quoins and
dressings; stone slate roof. Square 3-storey structure with 1st and 2nd floor
bands, and arcaded eaves corbel table. Small-paned casement windows with
pointed arches and stone surrounds on east and west, those on ground floor C20
copies. Similar casements in square-headed openings, and renewed door on north.
Pyramidal roof with flanking stacks, one banded, the other rendered over.
C20 extension on south and attached garage, on north are not of special interest.
A painting of c.1785 in Beaufront Castle shows the roof capped by a wooden
louvre which would provide pigeon access.
Listing NGR: NY9707265152
Source: English Heritage
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