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A Grade II Listed Building in Exton, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.6925 / 52°41'33"N

Longitude: -0.6434 / 0°38'36"W

OS Eastings: 491784

OS Northings: 311399

OS Grid: SK917113

Mapcode National: GBR DSV.05F

Mapcode Global: WHGLN.2LW6

Entry Name: Dovecote

Listing Date: 18 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187339

Location: Exton, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Exton and Horn

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Exton with Horn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


4/55 Dove Cote


Large dovecote overlooking lake, late C18. Coursed squared rubble. Octagonal
2 storeys, with central ball finial and pinnacles. Projecting loggia round
4 southerly sides, with chamfered 4-centred arches, and shields in
spandrels. Beneath the loggia, a timbered roof on corbels, stone
feeding troughs for cattle, and blank windows with shallow arched head,
with voussoirs. Entrance to north, a flat archway with voussoirs at
1st floor level, arched and chamfered blank openings with dummy glazing
bars, and a timber eaves cornice with entrance holes for doves above
the stone cornice. Within, the upper walls are lined with nesting ledges,
and there is a potence.

Listing NGR: SK9269911215

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