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Dovecote at Shenton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.599 / 52°35'56"N

Longitude: -1.4304 / 1°25'49"W

OS Eastings: 438679

OS Northings: 300291

OS Grid: SK386002

Mapcode National: GBR 6JZ.55Q

Mapcode Global: WHDJD.0X5W

Entry Name: Dovecote at Shenton Hall

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188115

Location: Sutton Cheney, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Sutton Cheney

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Sheepy with Ratcliffe Culey Sibson, Orton-on-the-Hill and Twycross

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

4/120 (South East Side)

Dovecote at Shenton Hall


Dovecote, dated 1719. Brick with plain tiled roof. Square in plan, each
elevation gabled. Two storeyed with brick string courses. Doorway in eastern
elevation. Central leaded cupola giving entrance for doves. Inside, the
walls are completely lined with nesting boxes, and the central potence with
its pair of ladders survives intact and in working order.

Listing NGR: SK3867900291

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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