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Summerhouse, 70 Metres North of Ashby Folville Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Gaddesby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7005 / 52°42'1"N

Longitude: -0.9538 / 0°57'13"W

OS Eastings: 470794

OS Northings: 311934

OS Grid: SK707119

Mapcode National: GBR BPK.RNB

Mapcode Global: WHFKC.BD13

Entry Name: Summerhouse, 70 Metres North of Ashby Folville Manor

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189845

Location: Gaddesby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Gaddesby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ashby Folville (South Croxton Group)

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


Ashby Folville
(south side)
9/88 Summerhouse, 70 M
north of Ashby
Folville Manor


Pigeoncote, now a summerhouse. Mid C18, converted late C19, with
C20 additions. Brick with dressed stone plinth and pyramidal
Swithland slate roof. Single storey, single bay, square plan.
To west, mid C20 lean-to open shelter over chamfered brick
doorway with hood mould. Above, on each side, a timber framed
gabled dormer with thick glazing bar fixed lights and louvres.
Above, a square timber framed cupola with clock to west face and
thick glazing bar fixed lights to the other faces. Topped by an
ogee leaded cap on shaped brackets, with finial and iron wind-
vane. Interior has brick nest boxes and elaborate clock
mechanism and bell. Cross-framed roof with king post trusses.

Listing NGR: SK7079411934

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

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