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Latitude: 52.8125 / 52°48'44"N
Longitude: -1.2719 / 1°16'18"W
OS Eastings: 449169
OS Northings: 324130
OS Grid: SK491241
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P85
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKKR
Entry Name: The Bogey Hole
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064274
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358251
Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 42 SE
WHATTON HOUSE GROUNDS
The Bogey Hole
Former ice-house, converted to grotto. C18, altered 1885. Earth mound with
rockery, over domed round chamber with rendered and whitewashed inner walls.
Walls flanking arched entrance on north side are of brick, repointed C20.
Blocked hexagonal top vent. Former drain now floored over. Contains painted
statue of Chinese or Japanese mythical beast, on a whitewashed square plinth
with vermiculated panels. Above inner entrance arch is a painted oriental
mask. Continues theme of Chinese garden to north (qv.)
Listing NGR: SK4916924130
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