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Description: Dovecote Approximately 50 Metres to North of Stainton Woodhouse
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334830
OS Grid Reference: SK5619593756
OS Grid Coordinates: 456195, 393756
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4376, -1.1555
STAINTON LIMEKILN LANE
SK59SE (north side, off)
9/56 Dovecote approximately
50 metres to north of
Dovecote. Probably c1800, raised late Cl9-early C20 to contain a water tank.
Coursed, squared magnesian limestone rubble raised in brick; pantile roof. 3
storeys, octagonal. Ground floor has 3 door openings and 3 windows all
having cambered-arched heads; 2 sides of the octagon are blind. 1st floor
has door to pigeon loft in sandstone surround and one window with deep ledge.
2nd floor has some window openings with projecting sills and plain lintels.
Interior: 3 ground-floor compartments occupied by pigsties; on 1st floor are
approximately 1000 nesting holes constructed of clay tiles and lath and
Listing NGR: SK5619593756
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Source: English Heritage
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