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The Pigeons, Dorchester

Description: The Pigeons

Grade: II
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

Location: 14 Rotten Row, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7HN

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7HN

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Listing Text

SU5794 (West side)
5/73 The Pigeons
18/07/6 (Formerly listed as No.1
Pigeon Cottage and No.2
Pigeon Cottage)


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

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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