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Summerhouse, 70 Metres North of Ashby Folville Manor, Gaddesby

Description: Summerhouse, 70 Metres North of Ashby Folville Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189845

OS Grid Reference: SK7079411934
OS Grid Coordinates: 470794, 311934
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7005, -0.9538

Location: B674, Gaddesby, Leicestershire LE14 2TA

Locality: Gaddesby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2TA

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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 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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