Haggerston Dovecote (Ancroft)

  • Description

    "Haggerston Dovecote was first built as a windmill in the 17th or 18th century. It is a type of small vaulted tower mill commonly associated with Scotland. Evidence of a basement was found in 2010, and this would have been used as a receiving and dispatching area accessed by a ramp from ground level. It is still unclear when the windmill went out of use but it seems likely to have been in the early 19th century. By 1820 the dovecote is marked on early maps. The building has a conical roof, built of timber, and roofed with stone tiles...."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Details?PRN=N4031
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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