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Pigeoncote at Court Farmhouse and Adjoining Mounting Block, Knossington and Cold Overton

Description: Pigeoncote at Court Farmhouse and Adjoining Mounting Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189864

OS Grid Reference: SK8104810194
OS Grid Coordinates: 481048, 310194
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6834, -0.8025

Location: Main Street, Knossington, Leicestershire LE15 7QA

Locality: Knossington and Cold Overton
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 7QA

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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 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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