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Latitude: 55.2207 / 55°13'14"N
Longitude: -1.5682 / 1°34'5"W
OS Eastings: 427569
OS Northings: 591911
OS Grid: NZ275919
Mapcode National: GBR K8H2.9B
Mapcode Global: WHC2L.W1FL
Entry Name: Dovecote at the Duckett
Listing Date: 18 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238159
Location: Ellington and Linton, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Ellington and Linton
Built-Up Area: Ellington
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Cresswell and Lynemouth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 29 SE
Dovecote at The Duckett
Dovecote, now outhouse. Probably mid-C18, altered c.1830. Roughly-squared
stone with cut quoins and dressings, parapet tooled and margined. Flat C20
roof. Squat tower-like structure 5.2 metres square externally, with the
parapet corbelled out and raised at each corner to appear castellated. West
elevation shows lunette above recess (blocked window?) and central section of
parapet pierced by pigeon holes with alighting band beneath. East elevation
shows similar window above inserted double doors. Interior with nesting boxes.
Adjacent houses to north and south not of special interest.
Prior to c.1930 the dovecote had a tall pyramidal roof.
Listing NGR: NZ2756991911
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