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Pigeon House 4 Metres West of Crane Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.052 / 51°3'7"N

Longitude: -2.7287 / 2°43'43"W

OS Eastings: 349021

OS Northings: 128322

OS Grid: ST490283

Mapcode National: GBR MK.G0HF

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.NSD

Entry Name: Pigeon House 4 Metres West of Crane Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263028

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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unpublished SRO, I981).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

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