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Latitude: 54.5413 / 54°32'28"N
Longitude: -1.7478 / 1°44'51"W
OS Eastings: 416417
OS Northings: 516256
OS Grid: NZ164162
Mapcode National: GBR JH7X.DV
Mapcode Global: WHC5T.430W
Entry Name: Dovecote 100 Metres North of St Lawrence's Chapel
Listing Date: 19 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121750
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111595
Location: Barforth, County Durham, DL11
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Barforth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
NZ 11 NE BARFORTH BARFORTH
4/6 Dovecote 100 metres
north of St.
19.1.52 Lawrence's Chapel
Dovecote, probably late medieval. Roughly-coursed rubble with some cut
dressings. Circular, c. 5.0 metres internal diameter. Exterior: beehive
profile with 3 alighting bands; small doorway facing north-west seems to be
enlargement of chamfered window or hatch; top ruinous. Interior: 13 tiers of
stone nesting boxes with shelves below.
One of the distinctive Tees Valley dovecotes, c.f. Gainford Hall, Caldwell and
Listing NGR: NZ1641716256
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