Keys to the Past

Dovecote south-east of Surrey House (Cheviotside)

Dovecote near Surrey House in 1968. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Dovecote near Surrey House in 1968. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

A late 18th century gazebo, later used as a dovecote. It is hexagonal in plan and stands two storeys high. Inside, there are about 225 nesting boxes. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N3351
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside


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