Description: Dovecote House
Date Listed: 19 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 231106
OS Grid Reference: SP8817083417
OS Grid Coordinates: 488170, 283417
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4416, -0.7043
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SP8883 Dovecote House
Farmhouse. Probably C17 origin, main block dated "DM MDCCXCII"
(1792). Squared coursed limestone and limestone rubble, ashlar
dressings and Collyweston stone slate roofs. Main block and
lower wing projecting to right. Main block, 2 storeys and
attic, 2 window range, has coped gables and twin moulded stone
end stacks. 3-light small-paned casement windows with gauged
stone heads and keystones (left hand ground floor one now
French windows) 2 hipped 2-light dormers. Central square
datestone with cornice. Lower wing to right one storey and
attic. Brick ridge stack and end stack and brick on stone
base. Casement windows and 2 hipped 3-light dormers. Gable end
has datestone as that to main block. C20 lean-to porch to
flank. Intrior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP8817083417
Source: English Heritage
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