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Dovecote and Adjacent Pigsty, 10 Metres West of Number 4 (The Old House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.4858 / 54°29'8"N

Longitude: -1.5342 / 1°32'2"W

OS Eastings: 430277

OS Northings: 510151

OS Grid: NZ302101

Mapcode National: GBR KJQK.NQ

Mapcode Global: WHC63.DHPY

Plus Code: 9C6WFFP8+88

Entry Name: Dovecote and Adjacent Pigsty, 10 Metres West of Number 4 (The Old House)

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350407

Location: Hurworth, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Hurworth

Built-Up Area: Hurworth-on-Tees

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hurworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 3010 (West side, off)

17/70 Dovecote and
adjacent pigsty,
10 metres west of
No. 4 (The Old


1. Dovecote. Early-mid C18. Narrow brick in English garden wall bond;
pantiled roof; wood glover. Square plan. Squat lower storey, defined by
band, has an original boarded doorway in rebated, segmental-arched opening
on right return. Upper storey has boarded doorway under segmental head,
fixed 6-pane light above doorway and eaves band. Pyramidal roof with stone
ridge tiles. Square-plan glover, with arched openings and 3-pane lights,
has pyramidal cap surmounted by cast-iron wind vane. Interior: lower storey
has 2 parallel tunnel vaults; upper storey lined with nesting boxes.

2. Pigsty with hen-house over. Late C18. Narrow brick in English garden
wall bond; pantiled roof. Boarded door to hen-house on gabled front. 2-bay
right return: 2 small elliptical-arched openings with rounded jambs; pig
yard walls demolished. Eaves band. Steeply-pitched roof with raised verges
and corbelled-out kneelers. The pigsty is situated about 5.0 metres south-
west of the dovecote and is included for group value. Rebuilt wall linking
pigsty to dovecote is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3027710151

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

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