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Latitude: 53.5244 / 53°31'27"N
Longitude: -1.2672 / 1°16'1"W
OS Eastings: 448677
OS Northings: 403332
OS Grid: SE486033
Mapcode National: GBR MWLP.FB
Mapcode Global: WHDD0.HNSZ
Entry Name: Barnburgh Hall Dovecote
Listing Date: 5 June 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314757
English Heritage Legacy ID: 334436
Location: Barnburgh, Doncaster, DN5
Civil Parish: Barnburgh
Built-Up Area: Barnburgh
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Barnburgh with Melton-on-the-Hill
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SE40SE BARNBURGH HALL STREET
(east side, off)
Dovecote. Probably late C16 - early C17 and for the More family of Barnburgh
Hall. Thinly-coursed rubble limestone, ashlar dressings and lantern, stone
slate roof. Octagonal. Large quoins, chamfered plinth band. Doorway in north
side has chamfered jambs and Tudor-arched lintel with triangular extrados.
Continuous lst-floor dripmould beneath small double-chamfered, 2-light mullioned
window with remains of latticed iron casement. Similar windows on alternate faces,
one without mullion. Chamfered oversailing band beneath eaves. Hipped roof with
octagonal lantern having plain stone pillars to hipped ashlar roof.
Interior: ashlar piers to each internal angle dividing nesting holes said to number
1,600. Central wood post with cross braces for resting ladder on. Conical stone-
vaulted roof. Barnburgh Hall was demolished in 1970. The dovecote is well-preserved
and is an exceptional structure of the region.
Rev. W. J. Parker, The Cresacre Treasure, The Church and Village of Barnburgh,
undated booklet, p.28 (plate).
Listing NGR: SE4867703332
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