Dovecote at Wormleighton Deserted Settlement

Description of this historic site

An earthwork that may be the site of a dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It would date to the Medieval to Post Medieval period. The site is located 300m north west of the church at Wormleighton.

Notes about this historic site

1 Mill mound 0.4m high.
2 It seems unlikely that this is a mill mound as it is near the bottom of a hill.
3 ?Site of dovecote.
4 Scheduling revised.

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