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Description: Pigeon House 4 Metres West of Crane Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 263028
OS Grid Reference: ST4902128322
OS Grid Coordinates: 349021, 128322
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0520, -2.7287
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ST42NE SOMERTON CP PESTERS LANE (South side)
4/220 Pigeon House 4 metres west of
Pigeon House. Possibly medieval in origin. Local lias stone to near ashlar, Ham stone dressings; corrugated asbestos
cement sheeting replacement roof. Rectangular plan. Flat headed chamfered doorway in north wall, and nearby a plain
timber framed window with iron bars set criss-cross. Inside much altered by loss of original roof and one time
insertion of a first floor, but accommodation for some 800 birds survives. A dovecote mentioned c1750. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, I981).
Listing NGR: ST4908628317
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Source: English Heritage
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