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Pigeoncote at Number 32, Desford

Description: Pigeoncote at Number 32

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 188518

OS Grid Reference: SK4790503347
OS Grid Coordinates: 447905, 303347
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6258, -1.2937

Location: High Street, Desford, Leicestershire LE9 9JF

Locality: Desford
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 9JF

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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: SK4790503347

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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