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Garendon Park, Dovecote

A Grade II Listed Building in Loughborough Garendon, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7767 / 52°46'36"N

Longitude: -1.2573 / 1°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 450196

OS Northings: 320158

OS Grid: SK501201

Mapcode National: GBR 8KK.T3B

Mapcode Global: WHDHP.NGHP

Entry Name: Garendon Park, Dovecote

Listing Date: 15 March 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189386

Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Town: Charnwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Loughborough Garendon

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Acre with Dishley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 52 SW

(north side)
Garendon Park, dovecote


Dovecote, probably medieval origin. Lower part of rubble stone with plinth quoins
and moulded string;upper of red brick, brick dentil cornice, Swithland slate roof,
rudimentary wooden louvre. Square plan. Pediments on east and west sides. West
side has low doorway framed by massive beams, perhaps the original entrance.
Interior: nesting boxes with lips of stone and brick.

Listing NGR: SK5019620158

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

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