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Pigeon-Cote C.200 Metres North-West of Witton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Evenwood and Barony, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6698 / 54°40'11"N

Longitude: -1.7651 / 1°45'54"W

OS Eastings: 415245

OS Northings: 530552

OS Grid: NZ152305

Mapcode National: GBR JG3F.NS

Mapcode Global: WHC50.VWNF

Entry Name: Pigeon-Cote C.200 Metres North-West of Witton Castle

Listing Date: 16 July 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111397

Location: Evenwood and Barony, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Witton-le-Wear

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

EVENWOOD AND BARONY SLOSHES LANE
NZ 13 SE
(North side, off)
2/32 Pigeon-cote c.200
16/7/79 metres north-west
of Witton Castle

GV II

Pigeon-cote. Probably early C19. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and
ashlar dressings; roof not visible. Circular 3-stage tower, slightly tapered;
chamfered coping to first stage and top stone shelves to upper stages. First
stage has 4 two-centred-arched chamfered openings on east side, all to floor
level except the most southerly which has low stone sill; some horizontal
iron bars. Second stage has small square pigeon hole on south, and blocked
rectangular window on west under flat stone lintel; third stage has 3 empty
windows, with rebated chamfers facing east; 4 pigeon holes on south above
shelf. Embattled parapet.

Interior of ground floor shows late C19 jack-arched concrete vaulting with
iron girders; interior of upper floors not inspected.


Listing NGR: NZ1524530552

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