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Dovecote and Kennels Approx 30 Yards South West of Kennels Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Matfen, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238684

Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Matfen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

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)

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
pigeon holes.

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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