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Dovecote 75 Metres South-East of Low Park End and Dovecote, Simonburn

Description: Dovecote 75 Metres South-East of Low Park End and Dovecote

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 240798

OS Grid Reference: NY8799774983
OS Grid Coordinates: 387997, 574983
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0692, -2.1895

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland NE48 3AF

Locality: Simonburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3AF

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Listing Text

NY 87 NE 880750
(North side, off)
4/114 Dovecote, 75 metres
20/10/52 south-east of Low
Park End (formerly
listed as Low Park
End and dovecote)

Disused dovecote. Probably mid C18. Squared sandstone; interior lined with
narrow, hand-made bricks. Circular plan. Slightly-tapering 3-storey cylindrical
structure with chamfered plinth and ruinous top courses. Opposing chamfered
doorways with alternating jambs and replaced boarded doors; small openings in
flush surrounds on each floor above doors. Interior has rows of nesting boxes
with projecting ledges. Roof has collapsed.

Listing NGR: NY8799774983

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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