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Latitude: 55.4399 / 55°26'23"N
Longitude: -1.796 / 1°47'45"W
OS Eastings: 413004
OS Northings: 616244
OS Grid: NU130162
Mapcode National: GBR H5WJ.ZR
Mapcode Global: WHC1B.DJ0K
Entry Name: Dovecote Henhouse and Attached Shelter Shed on South Side of Road
Listing Date: 25 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041959
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236576
Location: Hedgeley, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Hedgeley
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Whittingham and Edlingham with Bolton Chapel
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HEDGELEY EAST BOLTON
NU 11 NW NU 130162
shelter shed, on
south side of road
Dovecote-henhouse and shelter shed, c.1830-40. Squared stone with tooled-and-
margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Square dovecote with
contemporary shelter shed to west. South elevation: dovecote has henhole
c.2 metres above ground, with recess above holding 5 pigeon entrances, with
alighting shelf; shelter shed to left has pair of square-headed openings.
Both parts have hip-ended roofs. Right return of dovecote shows doorway
with timber lintel and small window.
Interior: lower part of dovecote has stone wall boxes for hens, the upper
part smaller boxes for pigeons.
Ruinous pent privy at rear of dovecote is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1300416244
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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