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Dovecote 20 Metres South-East of Linden House, and Attached Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Humshaugh, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240015

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

NY 9171 (South side)

12/256 Dovecote 20 metres
south-east of Linden
House, and attached
garden walls


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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