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GAZEBO/DOVECOTE IN GARDEN OF BISHOP OAK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: GAZEBO/DOVECOTE IN GARDEN OF BISHOP OAK

List entry Number: 1276768

Location

GAZEBO/DOVECOTE IN GARDEN OF BISHOP OAK, LEAZES LANE

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wolsingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 408545

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Details

WOLSINGHAM LEAZES LANE NZ 03 NE (North end, off) Wolsingham 22/380 Gazebo/dovecote in garden of Bishop Oak 31.1.67 GV II*

Gazebo/dovecote. Mid C18. Incised stucco with ashlar quoins and dressings; thinly-coursed rubble revealed at rear; stone-flagged roof with stone ridges. 3 storeys, one bay. Ground floor has round arch with voussoirs on impost blocks and stone jambs; C20 glazed doors inserted, with side and overlights. Renewed 12-pane sash in first floor, and trompe l'oeil window in second, in raised stone surrounds. Pyramidal roof has ridge stone coping resting on moulded kneelers; stone obelisk finial with chevron band. Rear banded chimney. Left return has L-plan flight of stone steps to first-floor 3-panel door under trompe l'oeil window; right return has first-floor sash with original wide glazing bars. Rear ground-floor arch similar to that on front. Interior: stop-chamfered joists in ground floor room; first-floor room has panelled rear wall with dentilled cornice; blocked corniced chimneypiece: panelling to left of fire conceals ladder to dovecote above; cupboard to right of fire has shaped shelves. Second-floor and attic dovecote with nesting boxes.

Listing NGR: NZ0667239150

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National Grid Reference: NZ 06672 39150

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