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Latitude: 55.0371 / 55°2'13"N
Longitude: -2.1293 / 2°7'45"W
OS Eastings: 391834
OS Northings: 571408
OS Grid: NY918714
Mapcode National: GBR FBK6.T4
Mapcode Global: WHB1Z.8N9B
Entry Name: Dovecote 20 Metres South-East of Linden House, and Attached Garden Walls
Listing Date: 24 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370570
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240015
Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Humshaugh
Built-Up Area: Humshaugh
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Humshaugh St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HUMSHAUGH HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE
NY 9171 (South side)
12/256 Dovecote 20 metres
south-east of Linden
House, and attached
Dovecote and garden walls, mid-C18. External elevations rubble with roughly-
shaped quoins; internal elevations brick in irregular stretcher bond; cut
dressings; dovecote roof Welsh slate with wooden turret. South elevation of
dovecote: altered flush-panelled door in chamfered stone surround. Coped gables,
square turret on ridge with 3 round-headed pigeon holes, pyramidal cap and
weathervane. Left return shows blocked window with stone lintel. Right return
shows boarded doors at 2 levels, the upper pierced by pigeon holes.
Garden wall linking north-west corner of dovecote with south-east corner of
Linden House (q.v.) has flat coping and boarded door in chamfered surround.
Garden wall running from south-east corner of dovecote to ha-ha wall, (q.v.)
contains boarded door with tooled-and-margined lintel and is patched and
heightened in stone. Attached farmbuildings to rear not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY9183471408
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