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Dovecote 45 Metres East of Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Houghton le Side, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5909 / 54°35'27"N

Longitude: -1.6524 / 1°39'8"W

OS Eastings: 422558

OS Northings: 521795

OS Grid: NZ225217

Mapcode National: GBR JHXC.12

Mapcode Global: WHC5G.LVBY

Entry Name: Dovecote 45 Metres East of Manor House

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110861

Location: Houghton Le Side, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Houghton le Side

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Ingleton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(East side, off)
2/17 Dovecote 45 metres
east of Manor House
Large dovecote. C17 or earlier. Coursed rubble painted white. Stone-flagged
roof. Circular plan.
Tapering, slightly-convex elevation. 3 stages defined by stone ledges. Lowest
stage has 2 squat, broached buttresses on south. Low west doorway with
alternating jambs and chamfered lintel. Top stage has double entrance holes
with ledges on east. Low-pitched roof with 6 radiating tiled ridges. Stone-
lined interior with ledges and nesting boxes.
One of the largest and best preserved examples in County Durham.

Listing NGR: NZ2255821795

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

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