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Dovecote, Forcett and Carkin

Description: Dovecote

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323261

OS Grid Reference: NZ1747412485
OS Grid Coordinates: 417474, 512485
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5074, -1.7316

Location: B6274, Forcett, North Yorkshire DL11 7SB

Locality: Forcett and Carkin
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7SB

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Listing Text

NZ 1612-1712
10/49 Dovecote
(formerly listed as
Dovecote at Forcett Hall)

Dovecote. Mid-late C18. Coursed sandstone, brick, Westmorland slate, wood
and lead. Hexagonal plan, 2 stages. Lower stage: on each side a round-
arched opening between piers at the angles with bases and imposts. Band.
Upper stage: blind round-arched openings with sill band, and impost band
carried across the panels, the spaces above the impost band of lunette
shape, open on the north and south sides, the others blind. Moulded
cornice. Hipped roof. Wooden colonnaded cupola with lead conical roof and
weather-vane, being replaced at time of resurvey. Interior: brick lining
with nest-boxes above the arcade.

Listing NGR: NZ1747412485

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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