Site of Dovecote to N of Combe Abbey

Description of this historic site

The site of a dovecote, used for housing doves and pigeons. It dated to the Post Medieval and Imperial periods. The dovecote is shown on 18th and 19th century estate maps. It was situated 200m north of Combe Abbey.

Notes about this historic site

1 This field is known as “Dove House Close” on 18th century and 19th century maps.
3 No traces of the dovecote remain.
4 Instead another dovecote was erected in the tower of the stable block.

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