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Description: Pigeon House
Date Listed: 29 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 215175
OS Grid Reference: SJ3996098523
OS Grid Coordinates: 339960, 398523
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4800, -2.9061
(Formerly listed as
SJ 39 NE 2/4 29.5.69.
Originally a single house, now divided internally. Georgian, ashlar, with
moulded cornice, plinth rusticated basement. 2 storeys above basement. Centre
panelled door up 6 steps, in Tuscan doorcase with open pediment. A 12-paned
sash window at each side of door with triple keystones, and 3 similar sash
windows above. Dated 1703 (an interior datestone said to be 1793). A lower
wing extends at each side. A square brick turret at rear, full height of
the house, with battlements, dated 1798. 2 fireplaces said to have been removed
to local museum.
Whitefield House, Pigeon House, Dovecote, and the Corporation Rent Office form
Listing NGR: SJ3996098523
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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