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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1060458



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Monkton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270730

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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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National Grid Reference: ST 25288 29264


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