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Latitude: 55.6067 / 55°36'24"N
Longitude: -1.7131 / 1°42'47"W
OS Eastings: 418174
OS Northings: 634827
OS Grid: NU181348
Mapcode National: GBR J3GL.XZ
Mapcode Global: WHC0L.NBGN
Entry Name: Dovecote Circa 50 Yards South of Armstrong House
Listing Date: 22 December 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1232923
English Heritage Legacy ID: 408153
Location: Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69
Civil Parish: Bamburgh
Built-Up Area: Bamburgh
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Bamburgh St Aidan
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BAMBURGH FRONT STREET
(South side, off)
18/52 Dovecote c.50
yards south of
22.12.69 Armstrong House
Dovecote. Medieval. Random rubble. Round and tapering with domed top, forming
beehive shape, c.20 ft. high. Stepped-in slightly in 4 stages with projecting
stones forming continuous ledges at each stage. Low doorway on east side and
3 small windows on south side. Formerly had an entry for the pigeons on top
of the dome.
Interior is entirely lined with stone nesting boxes.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: NU1817634825
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