Hillborough Dovecote

Hillborough Dovecote | Warwickshire County Council
Hillborough Dovecote
Warwickshire County Council
Description of this historic site

Hillborough Dovecote, a building used for housing pigeons or doves. It is of Post Medieval date and is situated south of Hillborough Manor.

Notes about this historic site

1 A stone-built dovecote is situated within Hillborough DMV (PRN 1728). It is about 24ft dia externally and the walls are about 1 yard thick inclusive of the stone nests. It has a conical roof, tiled, and a lantern at the apex.
2 The dovecote is 17th century date.
3 The building is in good condition, it has been restored since World War II when a bomb fell on it.
4 Foster dovecote No 31.

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