Brooke Priory Dovecote
- 11 Aug 2000
- Brooke Priory Dovecote, Brooke Road, Brooke, Rutland
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SK 80 NW BROOKE BROOKE ROAD
1/58 Brooke Priory: Dovecote
Dovecote, formerly lodge to mansion built on site of Brooke Priory in late C16. Small octagonal structure, ashlar with stone tiled roofs and moulded stone cornice. Projecting chimney stack on one face, and on S. face, a 4- centred arched door with hoodmould, and over it, a long window with stone balusters either side West face has 3-light stone ovolo moulded mullion to 1st floor, partially blocked, and a shield above. Similar window in opposite side.
The lodge and adjacent gateway were part of a mansion built in the late C16. The lodge was made into a dovecote in the C18.
Listing NGR: SK8459806126
© Mr Harold Killingback. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Killingback, Harold
Rights Holder: Killingback, Harold
Ashlar, Stone, Tudor Lodge, Elizabethan Domestic, Dovecote, Agriculture And Subsistence, Agricultural Building