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Latitude: 54.5074 / 54°30'26"N
Longitude: -1.7316 / 1°43'53"W
OS Eastings: 417474
OS Northings: 512485
OS Grid: NZ174124
Mapcode National: GBR JJBB.X0
Mapcode Global: WHC5T.CYNY
Entry Name: Dovecote
Listing Date: 4 February 1969
Last Amended: 21 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1157745
English Heritage Legacy ID: 323261
Location: Forcett and Carkin, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Forcett
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
FORCETT AND CARKIN FORCETT PARK
(formerly listed as
Dovecote at Forcett Hall)
Dovecote. Mid-late C18. Coursed sandstone, brick, Westmorland slate, wood
and lead. Hexagonal plan, 2 stages. Lower stage: on each side a round-
arched opening between piers at the angles with bases and imposts. Band.
Upper stage: blind round-arched openings with sill band, and impost band
carried across the panels, the spaces above the impost band of lunette
shape, open on the north and south sides, the others blind. Moulded
cornice. Hipped roof. Wooden colonnaded cupola with lead conical roof and
weather-vane, being replaced at time of resurvey. Interior: brick lining
with nest-boxes above the arcade.
Listing NGR: NZ1747412485
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