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Latitude: 54.6698 / 54°40'11"N
Longitude: -1.7651 / 1°45'54"W
OS Eastings: 415245
OS Northings: 530552
OS Grid: NZ152305
Mapcode National: GBR JG3F.NS
Mapcode Global: WHC50.VWNF
Entry Name: Pigeon-Cote C.200 Metres North-West of Witton Castle
Listing Date: 16 July 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121796
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111397
Location: Evenwood and Barony, County Durham, DL14
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Witton-le-Wear
Church of England Diocese: Durham
EVENWOOD AND BARONY SLOSHES LANE
NZ 13 SE
(North side, off)
2/32 Pigeon-cote c.200
16/7/79 metres north-west
of Witton Castle
Pigeon-cote. Probably early C19. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and
ashlar dressings; roof not visible. Circular 3-stage tower, slightly tapered;
chamfered coping to first stage and top stone shelves to upper stages. First
stage has 4 two-centred-arched chamfered openings on east side, all to floor
level except the most southerly which has low stone sill; some horizontal
iron bars. Second stage has small square pigeon hole on south, and blocked
rectangular window on west under flat stone lintel; third stage has 3 empty
windows, with rebated chamfers facing east; 4 pigeon holes on south above
shelf. Embattled parapet.
Interior of ground floor shows late C19 jack-arched concrete vaulting with
iron girders; interior of upper floors not inspected.
Listing NGR: NZ1524530552
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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