Description: The Pigeons
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248103
OS Grid Reference: SU5783094159
OS Grid Coordinates: 457830, 194159
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6433, -1.1656
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DORCHESTER HIGH STREET
SU5794 (West side)
5/73 The Pigeons
18/07/6 (Formerly listed as No.1
Pigeon Cottage and No.2
House. Possibly late medieval, remodelled C17. Rendered timber framing; old
plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 3-unit plan. One storey plus attics.
Irregular front has 2 entrances, C20 bow windows, to left and centre, and a
2-light casement to right; gabled dormers, to centre and right, plus a small
roof dormer to left. Roof, which steps up twice to right, has stacks to left of
centre and to both ends. Interior: Remains of a braced base cruck; large
inglenook fireplace; winder stair; chamfered beam with decorative stops. Said to
have smoke blackening in roof. Floors and stack may have been inserted into a
2-bay open hall.
Listing NGR: SU5783194157
Source: English Heritage
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