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Dovecote Circa 50 Yards South of Armstrong House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bamburgh, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408153

Location: Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

BAMBURGH FRONT STREET
NU 1834
(South side, off)
18/52 Dovecote c.50
yards south of
22.12.69 Armstrong House
GV II*
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

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

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