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place:- dovecote, Plumbland
parish Plumbland parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
dovecote
coordinates:- NY14173915
10Km square:- NY13
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY1439

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DOVECOTE SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT / / / PLUMBLAND / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 411793 / NY1417939159
courtesy of English Heritage
Dovecote used as hearse house in C19. Probably C16 with C19 alterations. Large blocks of dressed red and St Bees sandstone, under hipped graduated greenslate roof. Partly-blocked narrow south doorway. North wall has large C19 double plank doors, altered to take hearse. Interior has remains of original stone boulins. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, old series, ix, pp.425-6.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY14173915
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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