Dovecote, Ashby Road, Garendon Park (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7767, -1.2573
Date ListedMon 15th March, 1965
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressGarendon Park, Dovecote Ashby Road Garendon Park LE11 3QU
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5019620158
Volume, Map, Item261, 2, 16
WardLoughborough Garendon

Dovecote, probably medieval origin. Lower part of rubble stone with plinth quoins and moulded string, upper of red brick, brick dentil cornice, Swithland slate roof, rudimentary wooden louvre. Square plan. Pediments on east and west sides. West side has low doorway framed by massive beams, perhaps the original entrance. Interior: nesting boxes with lips of stone and brick.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.