Dovecote at Packington Old Hall
A dovecote used for housing doves and pigeons. It was built in the Post Medieval period and was situated 500m north of St. James' Church. 17th century.
1 Behind the house is an oblong brick dovecote, with well over 1000 nesting places.
2 It has gables and a tiled roof with a lantern. The nesting boxes are on three walls only. The long side, containing the door, has no nesting places.
3 It is likely that this dovecote was originally open at the side for a cart, to gain access to collect the bird droppings. It was certainly built as a dovecote.