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Dovecote at Queniborough Hall, Croxton Road, Queniborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7025, -1.0362
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressDovecote at Queniborough Hall Croxton Road Queniborough LEICS
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK6522412081
DescriptionDovecote. Dated 1705. Originally a listed building. Neglect threatened collapse onto adjoining properties. Accordingly, dismantled and rebuilt on a new site within the curtilage of the Hall. Red brick Date and initials ?1705WW? expressed in relief brickwork below eaves to main elevation, underlined by projecting decorative string course embracing all facades. Swithland slate pitched roof with pitched dormer. Central timber ridge lantern with pyramidal roof. Upstanding gables. Projecting brick coping surmounted by corbelled brick finials. 2 storeys. Centre arched head plank door with relief arched hood mould. Removed from statutory list following reconstruction.

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.

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