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Dovecote and Outbuilding to West of West Mews

A Grade II Listed Building in Startforth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5402 / 54°32'24"N

Longitude: -1.9321 / 1°55'55"W

OS Eastings: 404490

OS Northings: 516105

OS Grid: NZ044161

Mapcode National: GBR GHYY.H7

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.946R

Entry Name: Dovecote and Outbuilding to West of West Mews

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111754

Location: Startforth, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Startforth

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

(South side)

1/163 Dovecote and
outbuilding to
west of West Mews


Dovecote and adjacent outbuilding, C18 and C19. Rubble with cut dressings;
stone slate roof. Outbuilding incorporates taller square dovecote at north-
east corner. Dovecote has round pigeon openings in stone surrounds on east,
north and west (the latter two now blocked) and pyramid roof; outbuilding
has boarded double doors on south and in west end. Interior of dovecote
lined with paired brick nesting boxes on stone shelves.

Formerly part of the outbuildings of Low Startforth Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ0449016105

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

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