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Pidgeon Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Clyst, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7898 / 50°47'23"N

Longitude: -3.477 / 3°28'37"W

OS Eastings: 295988

OS Northings: 99951

OS Grid: SX959999

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.ZGZM

Mapcode Global: FRA 37L0.C6M

Plus Code: 9C2RQGQF+W6

Entry Name: Pidgeon Cottage

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88398

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Broad Clyst

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/85 Pidgeon Cottage

- II

House. C16 base, with C19 alterations. Coursed rubble volcanic trap base, brick
upper storeys, under fish-scale tiled roof-with composite gable end and half hip.
Reputedly built on the foundations of the dovecote to the (now demolished) Acland
mansion of Columbjohn. Square in plan with small rubble-stone outbuilding attached
to front at left. C20 brick lean-to extension; 2 storeys and attic. The stone base
rises to about 2 metres, now living quarters with C20 2-light windows inserted.
Above a brick storey in Flemish bond served by a flight of external stone stairs; 2-
light C19 timber casement windows with transom, the upper lights each under
depressed stone arch, 2 to front, 1 to right-hand side. No windows to rear. Above
this, a tiled roof, hipped it eaves level on brackets, but changing pitch to give an
attic storey with gabled ends, the gable walls half-timbered with brick nogging, and
a small attic window to each end. 3 attached brick chimneys shafts with stone
moulded cap, rise off ashlar base below the ridge.

Listing NGR: SX9598899951

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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