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Dovecote at Shenton Hall, Sutton Cheney

Description: Dovecote at Shenton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 188115

OS Grid Reference: SK3867900291
OS Grid Coordinates: 438679, 300291
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5990, -1.4304

Location: Pump Lane, Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire CV13 6DL

Locality: Sutton Cheney
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 6DL

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There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecote Immediately West of Shenton Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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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 a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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