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Dovecote and Shelter Shed 120 Metres South West of Glanton Pike

A Grade II Listed Building in Glanton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4215 / 55°25'17"N

Longitude: -1.9116 / 1°54'41"W

OS Eastings: 405690

OS Northings: 614177

OS Grid: NU056141

Mapcode National: GBR H52R.XC

Mapcode Global: WHB04.LZXP

Entry Name: Dovecote and Shelter Shed 120 Metres South West of Glanton Pike

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236555

Location: Glanton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Glanton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whittingham and Edlingham with Bolton Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

GLANTON GLANTON PIKE
NU 01 SE
8/212 Dovecote and
shelter shed 120
metres south-west
of Glanton Pike
II

Dovecote and shelter shed, later C19. Rubble with tooled-and-margined quoins
and dressings; internal walls brick. Welsh slate roofs, with metal lantern on
dovecote. South elevation: 2-storey dovecote on left has boarded door beneath
square opening divided crosswise into 4 recesses, each with a pair of arched
pigeon holes; alighting shelves on moulded corbels above and below (the lower
shelf missing at time of survey). Dversailing embattled parapet; steep
pyramidal roof with pyramid-topped lantern. On left of dovecote is a short
wing wall. On right a projecting 2-bay shelter shed with monolith square
piers and lintels; and doorway to right; coped gables on moulded kneelers.

Left return of dovecote shows boarded door above stone platform on moulded
corbels.

Interior of shelter shed shows similar piers and lintels to those on front.

Attached boundary walls to east and west are not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NU0569014177

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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