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The Dovecote, Martons Both

Description: The Dovecote

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324507

OS Grid Reference: SD8804450522
OS Grid Coordinates: 388044, 450522
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9507, -2.1836

Location: Martons Both, North Yorkshire BD23 3JR

Locality: Martons Both
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 3JR

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Listing Text


1/129 The Dovecote (formerly
listed as The Kennel)

Probably a kennels, later a dovecote. 1795 (on lintel). Rubble. Treated as
two storeys, and as a symmetrical three bay composition. Two round breathers
to the lower stage and three above, with three openings between - a straight
headed door which which now affords access to the nesting boxes, and two round-
headed entries, all-reached by individual flights of steps. The end elevation
has an arch on the ground floor, largely bricked up, and another round breather
above. The rear has five similar arranged in a semicircle.

Listing NGR: SD8804450522

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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