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Dovecote, Stable and Granary at Rectory Farm, Pirton

Description: Dovecote, Stable and Granary at Rectory Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 163185

OS Grid Reference: TL1412431915
OS Grid Coordinates: 514124, 231915
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9740, -0.3400

Location: 32 Shillington Road, Pirton, Hertfordshire SG5 3QJ

Locality: Pirton
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3QJ

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Listing Text

TL 1431 (North side)

7/175 Dovecote, Stable and
27.5.68 Granary at Rectory Farm


Dovecote, stable and granary. Early C17, C18 granary, linked by small
C19 stable. Narrow C17 red brick in English-bond in dovecote with steep
hipped-and-gablet roof of old red tiles with plastered gablets. Red
brick chequered with black headers in Flemish-bond in granary with
half-hipped red tiled roof. Low brick and slate infill stable. A tall
single-storey range of 3 buildings a little to W of farmhouse with
dovecote at W and stable in middle facing S, and granary at E entered in
E gable. Granary has stepped plinth, has its longer dimension E-W, door
in centre, gablets formerly louvred, and 2 cross-beams inside. Granary
has longer dimension E-W with raised floor and row of 4 round-arched
openings in plinth at base of each side. Boarded door at upper level on
E end with 2-lights window over. Central stable door on S side of small
infill stable.

Listing NGR: TL1412431915

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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