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Description: Pigot House
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185959
OS Grid Reference: SD5854636316
OS Grid Coordinates: 358546, 436316
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8215, -2.6312
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SD 53 NE WHITTINGHAM CUMERAGH LANE (off)
5/112 Pigot House
Farmhouse, dated 1655 on lintel of front door; altered. Coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, slate roof. T-shaped: single-depth 2-bay plan with
rear stair turret. Two storeys, almost symmetrical; doorway offset right
of centre has large jambstones and lintel with worn lettering P 1655, and
a hoodmould; 2 sashed windows at ground floor and 3 above, and some remains
of earlier openings on both floors to left. Gable chimneys. Right gable
wall has inserted door and a small window at ground floor, 2
double-recessed windows with hoodmoulds at 1st floor: 2 lights with a
cavetto-moulded mullion, and a single light. Rear has similar
cavetto-mullioned windows with hoodmoulds: in 1st bay 3 and 2 lights on
each floor (linked hoodmoulds at ground floor), the stair turret breaking
into the ends of the hoodmoulds, and in the 2nd bay 3 lights at 1st floor;
stair turret, which rises above eaves level, has a 2-light window, and a
single light at attic level. Interior: tongue-stopped chamfered beams;
spiral newel-post staircase to attic level; timber-framed 1st floor
partitions, original batten and board doors with pull handles. NB: plan
type, with central door and lateral passage leading to stair, is either an
unusually early example in this area, or a later alteration.
Listing NGR: SD5854636316
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Source: English Heritage
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