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Dovecote

A Grade II* Listed Building in Forcett and Carkin, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323261

Location: Forcett and Carkin, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

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

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Listing Text

FORCETT AND CARKIN FORCETT PARK
NZ 1612-1712
10/49 Dovecote
(formerly listed as
Dovecote at Forcett Hall)
4.2.69
GV II*

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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