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Latitude: 55.0277 / 55°1'39"N
Longitude: -1.9433 / 1°56'36"W
OS Eastings: 403719
OS Northings: 570354
OS Grid: NZ037703
Mapcode National: GBR GBW9.2H
Mapcode Global: WHB22.3WVK
Entry Name: Dovecote and Kennels Approx 30 Yards South West of Kennels Cottage
Listing Date: 22 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042751
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238684
Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20
Civil Parish: Matfen
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/01/2015:
Dovecote and kennels approx 30 yards south west of Kennels Cottage
(Formerly listed as Dovecote and kennels approx 30 yards south wet of Kennel Cottage)
MATFEN STANDING STONE
NZ 07 SW
Dovecote, kennels and bothy. Early C19. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings.
Graduated Welsh slate roof. Single storey with 2-storey dovecote, 5 bays.
Boarded door in 4th bay. 12-pane sash windows. Hipped roof.
Square, ashlar dovecote projects through roof over centre bay. It has 2-light
double-chamfered mullioned window. Gabled roof with wood turret containing
On right return two dog exercise yards with high spiked railings.
Interior of dovecote has brick nesting boxes and original potence for collecting
Listing NGR: NZ0371970354
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