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Idlicote House, Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres North West

A Grade II Listed Building in Idlicote, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.0962 / 52°5'46"N

Longitude: -1.5891 / 1°35'20"W

OS Eastings: 428242

OS Northings: 244280

OS Grid: SP282442

Mapcode National: GBR 5PG.F20

Mapcode Global: VHBYG.DKRY

Entry Name: Idlicote House, Dovecote Approximately 200 Metres North West

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Last Amended: 30 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305921

Location: Idlicote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV36

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Idlicote

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Idlicote St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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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

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