DOVECOTE CIRCA 50 YARDS SOUTH OF ARMSTRONG HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1232923
Date first listed:
22-Dec-1969
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE CIRCA 50 YARDS SOUTH OF ARMSTRONG HOUSE, FRONT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE CIRCA 50 YARDS SOUTH OF ARMSTRONG HOUSE, FRONT STREET

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bamburgh
National Grid Reference:
NU 18174 34827

Details

BAMBURGH FRONT STREET NU 1834 (South side, off) 18/52 Dovecote c.50 yards south of 22.12.69 Armstrong House GV II* Dovecote. Medieval. Random rubble. Round and tapering with domed top, forming beehive shape, c.20 ft. high. Stepped-in slightly in 4 stages with projecting stones forming continuous ledges at each stage. Low doorway on east side and 3 small windows on south side. Formerly had an entry for the pigeons on top of the dome. Interior is entirely lined with stone nesting boxes. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NU1817634825

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
408153
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Dec 2002
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