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Idlicote House, Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres North West, Idlicote

Description: Idlicote House, Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres North West

Grade: II
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

Location: Idlicote, Warwickshire CV36 5DT

Locality: Idlicote
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV36 5DT

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Listing Text

8/158 Idlicote House, dovecote
02/09/52 approx. 200m. NW
(Formerly listed as
Pidgeoncote in grounds of
Idlicote House)


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

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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