If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Pigeon House Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150704
OS Grid Reference: SO6178463155
OS Grid Coordinates: 361784, 263155
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2652, -2.5614
Explore more of the area around Kyre, Worcestershire at Explore Britain.
KYRE CP -
SO 66 SW
6/17 Pigeon House Farmhouse
and adjoining outbuilding
Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Probable C14 origins, altered and
extended early C17 with further mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Part sand-
stone ruble, part timber-framed with brick infill on rubble base with rubble
replacement walling and refacing; plain tiled roof and group of three C19 brick
stacks to main ridge. Hall and cross-wing plan; hall part is rebuilding of
cruck hall house and is of two main bays divided by through-passage bay which
backs onto a large central chimney. There is a cross-wing of two framed bays
at the west end. Two storeys. Framing: exposed at gable ends of cross-wing.
North elevation has two rows of panels at first floor level and large swept
braces across the upper corners. Both gable ends have collar and tie-beam
trusses with four struts beneath the collar and a V-strut above. North front
elevation: hall part has a 4-light ground floor casement with a cambered head,
a 2-light and a 3-light first floor casement and a blocked doorway with an
inserted single-light window in the through passage bay. Gable end to right
has a 2-light window with an additional transom light on both floors and the
main entrance which has a gabled brick porch with a Tudor archway and a partly
glazed door. The gable above has a moulded pendant finial. There is a C19
wing of two storeys with an external chimney at its gable end to the rear of
hall range. Interior: hall range retains central cruck truss and has a large
fireplace and an oak winder staircase. Outbuilding adjoins west side of cross-
wing. Timber-framed with brick and rendered infill on rubble base, part rubble
with plain tiled roof. Two framed bays plus three rubble bays added in C19.
Two levels. Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate. North elevation
has a ground floor C20 single-light window inserted in a blocked doorway and
a 2-light window on both levels. The rubble addition has a ground floor window
and a ledged and battened door. External rubble steps to rear of original part.
Interior: original part has collar and tie-beam end trusses with two collars and
struts and an intermediate collar and tie-beam truss with raking struts; there
are two tiers of trenched purlins. The C19 addition has two intermediate sling
Listing NGR: SO6178463155
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.