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Pigeoncote Approximately 15 Metres East of Former House at Old Dunsa Bank Farm, Dalton

Description: Pigeoncote Approximately 15 Metres East of Former House at Old Dunsa Bank Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322718

OS Grid Reference: NZ1356009166
OS Grid Coordinates: 413560, 509166
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4777, -1.7922

Location: Dalton, North Yorkshire DL11 7HB

Locality: Dalton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7HB

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Listing Text


(south side, off)

5/17 Pigeoncote approximately
15 metres east of former
house at Old Dunsa Bank

- II

Privies with pigeoncote above. Mid-late C18. Rubble sandstone with dressed
stone dressings, roof missing at time of resurvey. 2 storeys, 1 cell.
Quoins. Doorway with dressed stone surround on bases, and with impost
blocks, that to left forming quoin, that to left extended to form lintel of
small window opening. First floor: semicircular opening with dressed stone
surround to pigeon-holes; part ashlar coping. Rear: on each floor a doorway
with dressed stone surround, and small ground-floor window. Interior: on
ground floor a spine wall dividing earth closets, one for family, the other
for farm workers, each with separate access; first-floor nesting boxes. In
a state of disrepair at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: NZ1356009166

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Source: English Heritage

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