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A Grade II Listed Building in Whitefield, Knowsley

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Latitude: 53.4798 / 53°28'47"N

Longitude: -2.9057 / 2°54'20"W

OS Eastings: 339990

OS Northings: 398497

OS Grid: SJ399984

Mapcode National: GBR 8X46.QB

Mapcode Global: WH86W.BSLQ

Entry Name: Dovecote

Listing Date: 29 May 1969

Last Amended: 20 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215176

Location: Knowsley, L32

County: Knowsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Whitefield

Built-Up Area: Kirkby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Kirkby St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/11/2012

SJ 39 NE 2/5


(Formerly listed as Pigeon House)


Known locally as the Pigeon Hole. Georgian Gothic pigeon loft above a pig
sty, built as a stone battlemented tower. Square on plan, tapering upwards,
with a cornice/ledge on brackets, and a flat top. Now set in a grass triangle
at road junction.

Whitefield House, Pigeon House, Dovecote, and No. 112 form a group.

Listing NGR: SJ3999098497

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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