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Pigeon House Approximately 120 Metres North of Stockeld Park House, Spofforth with Stockeld

Description: Pigeon House Approximately 120 Metres North of Stockeld Park House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 330554

OS Grid Reference: SE3717449428
OS Grid Coordinates: 437174, 449428
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9396, -1.4352

Locality: Spofforth with Stockeld
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 1AE

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Listing Text


(west side, off)

7/85 Pigeon house
approximately 120 metres
north of Stockeld Park



Pigeon house, now a store. c1758-63, probably by James Paine for William
Middleton. Coursed gritstone and ashlar, stone slate roof. 2-storey
octagonal building with entrance on north side. Chamfered quoins, C19,
4-panel door with Gibbs surround and double keystone under a triangular
pediment. Louvered round-arched opening above. Projecting string-course at
first-floor level, moulded eaves cornice. The shallow roof has a wooden
lantern with lead roof and finial. East and west walls have alcove with
keyed oculus above. South side has blocked doorway with louvered opening
above. Interior is lined in brick and has nesting holes for approximately
500 birds. A wooden floor was inserted probably late C19.

Listing NGR: SE3717449428

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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