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PIGEON-COTE C.200 METRES NORTH-WEST OF WITTON CASTLE

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: PIGEON-COTE C.200 METRES NORTH-WEST OF WITTON CASTLE

List entry Number: 1121796

Location

PIGEON-COTE C.200 METRES NORTH-WEST OF WITTON CASTLE, SLOSHES LANE

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Evenwood and Barony

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111397

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

EVENWOOD AND BARONY SLOSHES LANE NZ 13 SE (North side, off) 2/32 Pigeon-cote c.200 16/7/79 metres north-west of Witton Castle

GV II

Pigeon-cote. Probably early C19. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and ashlar dressings; roof not visible. Circular 3-stage tower, slightly tapered; chamfered coping to first stage and top stone shelves to upper stages. First stage has 4 two-centred-arched chamfered openings on east side, all to floor level except the most southerly which has low stone sill; some horizontal iron bars. Second stage has small square pigeon hole on south, and blocked rectangular window on west under flat stone lintel; third stage has 3 empty windows, with rebated chamfers facing east; 4 pigeon holes on south above shelf. Embattled parapet.

Interior of ground floor shows late C19 jack-arched concrete vaulting with iron girders; interior of upper floors not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ1524530552

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National Grid Reference: NZ 15245 30552

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