Dovecote at Little Compton Manor House

Description of this historic site

A stone dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons during the Post Medieval period. It is still standing at Little Compton Manor House.

Notes about this historic site

1 NW of the Manor House is a 17th century dovecote. A rectangular 2-storeyed structure in stone with steep gables on each of the four faces and with a conical turret surmounting. There are 3 stone-mullioned 2-light windows with labels. The tiles are old. The central lantern is now cemented up. Some of the stone nesting boxes have been retained. Foster dovecote #18.
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