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Description: Idlicote House, Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres North West
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 305921
OS Grid Reference: SP2824244280
OS Grid Coordinates: 428242, 244280
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0961, -1.5891
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8/158 Idlicote House, dovecote
02/09/52 approx. 200m. NW
(Formerly listed as
Pidgeoncote in grounds of
Dovecote. C18 and earlier with later alterations and additions. Limestone laid
to regular courses. Sandstone quoins. Pyramidal slated roof surmounted by ball
finial and weather-vane behind embattled parapet. 3 stages. Wood door with
4-centred stone surrounds. Remodelled Gothic details including cruciform
arrowslits, an ogee leaded window, and a stone mullioned and transomed window.
Flat band to second stage. Ironstone plinth. Probably brought from Kenilworth
Abbey/Castle and re-erected in Idlicote (VCH).
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.V, p.95; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981,
Listing NGR: SP2824244280
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Source: English Heritage
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