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Pigeon House, Abbotsbury

Description: Pigeon House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105137

OS Grid Reference: SY5787085035
OS Grid Coordinates: 357870, 85035
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6635, -2.5974

Location: Church Street, Abbotsbury, Dorset DT3 4JJ

Locality: Abbotsbury
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT3 4JJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Two Fishponds in Oddens Wood, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY CHURCH STREET, EAST SIDE

10/18 Pigeon House
26.1.56
GV II*

Pigeon House. C15 with C18 alterations. Rubble-stone walls. Stone gable-
copings with scrolled kneelers, C18. Re-used apex-blocks. Clay-tile roof with
stone slabs at the eaves. Two 2-light dormers with hipped tile roofs and 2 metal
louvres over. 2 low doors, evenly spaced on south wall, 1.2m high and 600mm wide.
Chamfered jambs and head. Plank doors with strap-hinges.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHM, Dorset I, p.7 (3).)


Listing NGR: SY5787085033

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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