Dovecote 150yds (140m) NE of Lepers' Hospital - Bamburgh - List Entry

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  • Description

    "....The monument includes a dovecote of 16th-17th century date, situated on level ground immediately south east of Bamburgh and close to the coast which lies to the north east. The dovecote is of tun-bellied type and is beehive-shaped. It has a diameter of 6.7m at its base and is approximately 5.5m high with walls 1.2m thick at ground level. The dovecote is constructed from rubble masonry and there is a low square-headed doorway on the south east side and three windows on the south side, which are later insertions. The building houses approximately 250 nesting boxes in its interior...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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