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Dovecote and Outbuildings North West of Trafalgar House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heighington, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5967 / 54°35'48"N

Longitude: -1.6118 / 1°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 425179

OS Northings: 522461

OS Grid: NZ251224

Mapcode National: GBR KH58.VZ

Mapcode Global: WHC5H.6QQG

Entry Name: Dovecote and Outbuildings North West of Trafalgar House

Listing Date: 6 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110802

Location: Heighington, Darlington, DL5

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Heighington

Built-Up Area: Heighington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side)
11/51 Dovecote and
north-west of
Trafalgar House
Dovecote and flanking outbuildings, now storage. Circa 1815. Dressed and
rubble sandstone. Welsh slate, pantiled and concrete-tiled roofs. Brick
chimney stack. Dovecote with L-plan range of 2 loose-boxes to right and
detached outbuilding to left.
Square-plan,2-storey dovecote has tooled-and-margined quoins. First-floor
boarded opening. Pyramidal Welsh slate roof and octagonal wood glover with
lead-covered ogee cap and vane. Boarded door under wedge lintel on rear.
Single-storey lean-to loose-boxes against boundary wall (q.v.). Boarded doors,
breathers and low-pitched pantiled roof with coped gables.
Long, single-storey detached outbuilding has tooled-and-margined quoins.
Altered openings. Low-pitched hipped roof with concrete tiles. Rebuilt ridge
stack. Side facing Trafalgar House has large vehicle opening, 16-pane
horizontal-sliding sash and 3 tall boarded doors.
Outbuilding and loose-boxes included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2517922460

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