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Dovecote 75 Metres South-East of Low Park End and Dovecote

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0692 / 55°4'9"N

Longitude: -2.1895 / 2°11'22"W

OS Eastings: 387997

OS Northings: 574983

OS Grid: NY879749

Mapcode National: GBR F94T.SN

Mapcode Global: WHB1R.BVM8

Entry Name: Dovecote 75 Metres South-East of Low Park End and Dovecote

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240798

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 87 NE 880750

B 6320
(North side, off)
Dovecote, 75 metres
south-east of Low
Park End (formerly
listed as Low Park
End and dovecote)


Disused dovecote. Probably mid C18. Squared sandstone; interior lined with
narrow, hand-made bricks. Circular plan. Slightly-tapering 3-storey cylindrical
structure with chamfered plinth and ruinous top courses. Opposing chamfered
doorways with alternating jambs and replaced boarded doors; small openings in
flush surrounds on each floor above doors. Interior has rows of nesting boxes
with projecting ledges. Roof has collapsed.

Listing NGR: NY8799774983

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

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