Wilmcote Dovecote, a lias stone building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It dates to the Medieval/Post Medieval period, and is situated at The Orchards.
1 An ancient dovecote is mentioned as being beside Mary Ardens cottage.
2 The dovecote is square in plan, built of stone with a gabled roof. The building is in excellent condition, an inscription insides suggests it was built c.1400.
3 Foster dovecote #3. No evidence for such an early date: probably 16th century at the earliest.
4 Square dovecote, built of coursed lias but with modern timber framed gables. Old tile roof with small lantern at summit. Interior contains 657 nest boxes and there is a central beam, probably the remains of a potence. Queen strut roof with trenched purlins. Has retained period integrity (16th century?).