Dovecote at Idlicote House
A dovecote, a building for the breeding and housing of doves and pigeons. It was used from the Post Medieval to the Imperial period. It is situated at Idlicote House.
1 Dovecote. C18 and earlier with later alterations and additions. Limestone laid to regular courses. Sandstone quoins. Pyramidal slated roof surmounted by ball finial and weather-vane behind embattled parapet.
2 Probably brought from Kenilworth Abbey/Castle and re-erected in Idlicote House.
3 Pevsner calls it splendid and says it has nesting boxes for 1,002 doves!