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The Bogey Hole

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton and Diseworth, Leicestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4WRP6H+X6

Entry Name: The Bogey Hole

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358251

Location: Whatton House, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

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

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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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