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Pigeoncote at Court Farmhouse and Adjoining Mounting Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Knossington and Cold Overton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6834 / 52°41'0"N

Longitude: -0.8025 / 0°48'9"W

OS Eastings: 481048

OS Northings: 310194

OS Grid: SK810101

Mapcode National: GBR CR9.MYH

Mapcode Global: WHFKF.NT26

Entry Name: Pigeoncote at Court Farmhouse and Adjoining Mounting Block

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189864

Location: Knossington and Cold Overton, Melton, Leicestershire, LE15

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Knossington and Cold Overton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Cold Overton (Whatborough Parishes )

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


Cold Overton
(west side)
11/107 Pigeoncote at Court
Farmhouse and
adjoining mounting


Pigeoncote and mounting block, now an agricultural store. Late
C18. Coursed and squared ironstone with ashlar dressings and
plain tile roof. 2 storeys, octagonal plan. South east side has
a Gothic arched doorway with plank door. Above it, a smaller
Gothic arched door reached by a wooden step ladder. East side
has a small Gothic window. North side has a similar window,
blocked. Above, octagonal roof with the remains of a wooden
glover. Interior is said to contain stone nest boxes. To south,
an adjoining double sided 3 step mounting block.

Listing NGR: SK8104810194

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

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