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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DOVECOTE 45 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1121194

Location

DOVECOTE 45 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE, HOUGHTON BANK LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
DarlingtonUnitary AuthorityHoughton Le Side

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110861

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

NZ 22 SW HOUGHTON-LE-SIDE HOUGHTON BANK LANE (East side, off) 2/17 Dovecote 45 metres east of Manor House II* Large dovecote. C17 or earlier. Coursed rubble painted white. Stone-flagged roof. Circular plan. Tapering, slightly-convex elevation. 3 stages defined by stone ledges. Lowest stage has 2 squat, broached buttresses on south. Low west doorway with alternating jambs and chamfered lintel. Top stage has double entrance holes with ledges on east. Low-pitched roof with 6 radiating tiled ridges. Stone- lined interior with ledges and nesting boxes. One of the largest and best preserved examples in County Durham.

Listing NGR: NZ2255821795

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National Grid Reference: NZ 22558 21795

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