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Pigeon House 4 Metres West of Crane Farmhouse, Somerton

Description: Pigeon House 4 Metres West of Crane Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Pesters Lane, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7AA

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7AA

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Listing Text


4/220 Pigeon House 4 metres west of
Crane Farmhouse



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unpublished SRO, I981).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

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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