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Dovecote at Numbers 38 and 40 Ratcliffe Road, Thrussington (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7342, -1.0434
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressDovecote at 38 and 40 (formally listed with No. 42) Ratcliffe Road Thrussington LE7 4UF
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6468915609
LBS405723
Volume, Map, Item260, 4, 175
ParishThrussington
WardWreake Villages
Conservation AreaThrussington
DescriptionDovecote, dated 1716. Red brick with moulded brick eaves and Swithland slate roof. Brick coped shouldered gables facing. High single storey. Door on front and 2 light window in gable. Double doors to rear with similar 2 light in gable and here also date in black bricks. There is a slightly recessed stucco band all round below the eaves. Inside there is a double purlin roof, and rows of nesting boxes on all four sides.

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.

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