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Description: Coach House and Dovecote at Hooton Pagnell Hall (Known As the Watertower) Including Attached Houses
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334527
OS Grid Reference: SE4865507845
OS Grid Coordinates: 448655, 407845
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5650, -1.2668
SE4807 HOOTON PAGNELL HOOTON PAGNELL HALL
11/106 Coach-house and dovecote
at Hooton Pagnell Hall
(known as The Watertower)
including attached houses
known as Tower Cottage
and Nos 1 and 2
Coach-house and dovecote subsequently used as watertower and now garages; attached
cottages now 3 dwellings. Dated 1787, C19 embattlements and alterations. Coursed
rubble limestone, C20 cement-tile and stone slate roofs. 2-storey wings to 3-storey
central tower; 3:3:5 windows to 1st floor. Large quoins. Central block has 3
basket-arched carriage entrances with imposts. 1st floor has round-arched doorway
with projecting imposts and keystone; flanking casements in square-faced surrounds.
Diocletian window to 2nd floor flanked by blind oculi. Lozenge-shaped panel bears
date. Oversailing course beneath embattled parapet with roll-moulded merlons.
Wing to right has C19 sashes to ground floor and old casements to 1st floor, all in
square-faced surrounds with projecting sills. 3 corniced ridge stacks. Wing to left,
much altered C20, has 3-light casements, doorway to left of centre, external steps to
door on right and 2 small ridge stacks.
Interior of tower: brick nesting holes to 1st floor; large water tank forms roof.
Central tower heavily braced by iron stanchions and tie bars. Included for group
Listing NGR: SE4865507845
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Source: English Heritage
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