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Pigeon House in Garden of Pigeon House Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Britford, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0524 / 51°3'8"N

Longitude: -1.7714 / 1°46'16"W

OS Eastings: 416121

OS Northings: 128144

OS Grid: SU161281

Mapcode National: GBR 51G.WH5

Mapcode Global: FRA 765B.PQ0

Entry Name: Pigeon House in Garden of Pigeon House Cottage

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Last Amended: 28 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319416

Location: Britford, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Britford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Britford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/36 Pigeon House in garden of Pigeon
House Cottage (formerly listed as
Dovecote at The Moat)


Pigeon house. Late C18. Flemish bond brick, tiled pyramidal
mansard roof. Square plan. Open ground floor has one elliptical
arch to each side with stone imposts and keystones, springing from
square corner piers of English bond brick with round-arched
niches. First floor has wooden door on south side with ogee-headed
arch over, other three sides have blind ogee-headed arches.
Stepped brick cornice. Mansard roof has square pigeon loft with
hipped Welsh slate roof. Ground floor has brick cross groin vault.
On first floor, interior walls are lined with brick pigeon holes.
Formerly the property of Jervoise family and probably contemporary
with the building of north front to Moat House in 1766 (q.v.).
Forms a picturesque landscsape feature as viewed from south side of
Moat House.

Listing NGR: SU1612128144

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