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Pigeon House Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in West Monkton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0578 / 51°3'28"N

Longitude: -3.0674 / 3°4'2"W

OS Eastings: 325288

OS Northings: 129264

OS Grid: ST252292

Mapcode National: GBR M2.FQQ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GB.2T2

Entry Name: Pigeon House Cottage

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270730

Location: West Monkton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: West Monkton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/219 Pigeon House Cottage


Pair of semi-detached cottages, now one dwelling. Circa 1820, reroofed late C20. Red sandstone random rubble, probably
originally rendered, Has stone lintels to first floor windows, red brick dressings, quoins standing proud and
alternately spaced, dentil style brick cornice, double Roman tile roof, brick stacks gable ends. Plan: pair of single
cell dwellings now 2 cell. 2 storeys, 3 bays all C20 3-light casements, first floor under flaw stone lintels incised
with keystones, ground floor segmental headed windows in outer bays, inserted casement into original right hand cottage
doorway, entrance now left through ribbed door with inserted light, pentice porch, carried on wooden columns. Interior:
both gable end fireplaces have chamfered lintels with bread ovens intact, stairs rise at rear. It is unusual to find a
pair of workers cottages with so much ornamentation not in sight of a large house.

Listing NGR: ST2528829264

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