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Pigeon House Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Kyre, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2652 / 52°15'54"N

Longitude: -2.5614 / 2°33'40"W

OS Eastings: 361784

OS Northings: 263155

OS Grid: SO617631

Mapcode National: GBR BS.ZG3G

Mapcode Global: VH84S.KB8B

Plus Code: 9C4V7C8Q+3C

Entry Name: Pigeon House Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150704

Location: Kyre, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR15

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Kyre

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Teme Valley South

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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SO 66 SW
6/17 Pigeon House Farmhouse
and adjoining outbuilding

- II

Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Probable C14 origins, altered and
extended early C17 with further mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Part sand-
stone ruble, part timber-framed with brick infill on rubble base with rubble
replacement walling and refacing; plain tiled roof and group of three C19 brick
stacks to main ridge. Hall and cross-wing plan; hall part is rebuilding of
cruck hall house and is of two main bays divided by through-passage bay which
backs onto a large central chimney. There is a cross-wing of two framed bays
at the west end. Two storeys. Framing: exposed at gable ends of cross-wing.
North elevation has two rows of panels at first floor level and large swept
braces across the upper corners. Both gable ends have collar and tie-beam
trusses with four struts beneath the collar and a V-strut above. North front
elevation: hall part has a 4-light ground floor casement with a cambered head,
a 2-light and a 3-light first floor casement and a blocked doorway with an
inserted single-light window in the through passage bay. Gable end to right
has a 2-light window with an additional transom light on both floors and the
main entrance which has a gabled brick porch with a Tudor archway and a partly
glazed door. The gable above has a moulded pendant finial. There is a C19
wing of two storeys with an external chimney at its gable end to the rear of
hall range. Interior: hall range retains central cruck truss and has a large
fireplace and an oak winder staircase. Outbuilding adjoins west side of cross-
wing. Timber-framed with brick and rendered infill on rubble base, part rubble
with plain tiled roof. Two framed bays plus three rubble bays added in C19.
Two levels. Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate. North elevation
has a ground floor C20 single-light window inserted in a blocked doorway and
a 2-light window on both levels. The rubble addition has a ground floor window
and a ledged and battened door. External rubble steps to rear of original part.
Interior: original part has collar and tie-beam end trusses with two collars and
struts and an intermediate collar and tie-beam truss with raking struts; there
are two tiers of trenched purlins. The C19 addition has two intermediate sling
brace trusses.

Listing NGR: SO6178463155

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