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Pigeoncote at Number 32

A Grade II Listed Building in Desford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6255 / 52°37'31"N

Longitude: -1.2934 / 1°17'36"W

OS Eastings: 447927

OS Northings: 303313

OS Grid: SK479033

Mapcode National: GBR 7L3.9V9

Mapcode Global: WHDJG.38CL

Entry Name: Pigeoncote at Number 32

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Last Amended: 28 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188518

Location: Desford, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Desford

Built-Up Area: Desford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Desford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 40 SE
(South side)
Pigeoncote at No. 32
7.11.66 (formerly listed as
Dovecote at No 32)

Pigeoncote, C17 with C19 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond with burnt
headers, Swithland slate plinth, Swithland slate roof. Square plan with 4
gables. 3 storey 2 bay front with first floor string course. To ground
floor is a planked door and a planked opening. Above is a further single
door and a fixed 2 light window in the gable. All openings have segmental
brick heads. The upper floors have continuous rows of nesting boxes on the
inner wall with brick perches supported on dogtoothed corbels. C19 softwood

Listing NGR: SK4792703313

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

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