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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023797
English Heritage Legacy ID: 319416
Location: Britford, Wiltshire, SP5
Civil Parish: Britford
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Britford St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 12 NE BRITFORD THE GREEN
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
Listing NGR: SU1612128144
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