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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121796

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1979

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

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Location

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

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Evenwood and Barony

National Grid Reference: NZ 15245 30552

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111397

Legacy System: LBS

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