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Dovecote 100 Metres North of St Lawrence's Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barforth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5413 / 54°32'28"N

Longitude: -1.7478 / 1°44'51"W

OS Eastings: 416417

OS Northings: 516256

OS Grid: NZ164162

Mapcode National: GBR JH7X.DV

Mapcode Global: WHC5T.430W

Entry Name: Dovecote 100 Metres North of St Lawrence's Chapel

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111595

Location: Barforth, County Durham, DL11

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


4/6 Dovecote 100 metres
north of St.
19.1.52 Lawrence's Chapel


Dovecote, probably late medieval. Roughly-coursed rubble with some cut
dressings. Circular, c. 5.0 metres internal diameter. Exterior: beehive
profile with 3 alighting bands; small doorway facing north-west seems to be
enlargement of chamfered window or hatch; top ruinous. Interior: 13 tiers of
stone nesting boxes with shelves below.

One of the distinctive Tees Valley dovecotes, c.f. Gainford Hall, Caldwell and

Listing NGR: NZ1641716256

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

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