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Possible Dovecote, Leamington Hastings
1 A “Dove House Close” appears on a map of 1718. 2 A “Dovehouse Close” appears on a map of 1768, but not on later maps. 3 A modern swimming pool now ...
Documentary evidence suggests that this is the site of a dovecote, a building for the breeding and housing of doves and pigeons. It would have been used from the Post Medieval to the Imperial period. It was located 100m northwest of the church at Leamington Hastings.
Site of Dovecote at Stoneleigh Abbey
1 A Dove House Close is shown on Thos. Wilkes’ 1749 map. Also, an illustration on the same map shows a square building in this general area with a lantern ...
The site of a Post Medieval dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. The dovecote is known from documentary evidence. It was situated 100m west of Stoneleigh Abbey.
Compton Wynyates Dovecote
1 Dating to c.1600, octagonal brick built dovecote with stone dressings at corners. The building has a tiled roof. A glover is present at the top but ...
Compton Wynyates Dovecote, a building used to house doves or pigeons. It was built during the Post Medieval period and is situated at Compton Wynyates.
Honington Hall Pigeoncote
1 Octagonal ?late 17th century pigeoncote of stone with dressed angles. Old tiled roof rising to moulded wood lantern. Sundial on face. 2 Possibly earlier than the house. ...
Honington Hall Dovecote, a stone building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It has a sundial on its south wall. It dates to the Post Medieval period and is situated at Honington.
1 Dovehouse Piece appears on the 1686 Rowlinson Estate Map by James Fish. 2 Dovehouse Piece appears on the 1839 Tithe Map. 3 The site was visited but the dovehouse no longer ...
Documentary evidence suggests that this is the site of a dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. The location is 500m north of Rushy Close Spinney, Wasperton. The dovecote would have been of Post Medieval date.
Dovecote East of Wasperton Manor House
1 A dovecote existed to the east of the Manor House. It was hexagonal (or octagonal) with a tiled roof and square lantern. It measured 11 feet accross ...
The site of a Post Medieval dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It was situated 100m north west of the church at Wasperton and was demolished in 1969.
18th Century Dovecote at Offchurch Bury
1 Mid 18th Century. Stone ashlar plinth; brick; slate hexagonal pyramidal roof with wood glover having lead ogee-shaped roof. Hexagonal plan. Segmental-headed plank door with segmental brick ...
A brick dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves and pigeons. It dates to the Imperial period. It is situated at Offchurch Bury.
Site of Medieval Dovecote at Offchurch Bury
1 A stone dovecote was part of the complex of Offchurch Bury in 1542. 2 It was presumably replaced by the brick dovecote (WA 2219), which still stands, in the 18th ...
The site of a Medieval dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. An eighteenth century brick replacement now stands on the site south west of the pond at Offchurch Bury.
1 A Manor House appears to have existed on the site of the present Rowington Hall at an early date and may have been built by Adeliza, wife of Roger ...
A manor house was first built on the site of the present Rowington Hall in the Medieval period, but documentary records suggest it was rebuilt in the early Post Medieval period. During the Imperial period it was altered and refaced in stone. It stands opposite Rowington church.
Church Farm Dovecote, Shustoke
1 Brick built dovecote, with four gables. No longer used and in a very dilapidated state. Stone mullioned windows. 2 Foster dovecote number 25. 3 Photographed in 1977.
A dovecote, a building where pigeons or doves were housed. It was built during the Post Medieval period and is situated at Church End, Shustoke.
Dovecote at Newnham Hall
1 The dovecote, a little east of the farmhouse, is unusually large, with a steep-pitched tiled roof, and consists of a rectangular building, two stories high, divided by a thick ...
A stone dovecote, a building that was used for the breeding and housing of doves and pigeons. It dates to the Post Medieval period, and is situated at Newnham Hall, Kings Newnham.
Site of Dovecote at Dove Cottage, Marton
1 A local historian reports that a dovecote was built on land now under Dove Cottage by George Biddulph, lord of the manor c.1700-1750.
The site of a Post Medieval dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It was situated 70m south of the church at Marton.
Possible Dovecote near Dove House Farm, Brinklow
1 ‘Dove House close’ shown on 1838 parish map. 2 Is adjacent to Dove House Farm but no sign of a dovecote exists.
There is place name evidence to suggest that this may be the site of a dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves and pigeons, which dated to the Imperial period. It was situated 300m northeast of the church at Brinklow.
Post Medieval Dovecote at Parsonage Farm, Great Wolford
1 In the yard of what was formerly the farmhouse known as Parsonage Farm is this stone pigeon house of about 1700. It has a tiled saddle-back roof and ...
A stone dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It dates to the Post Medieval period, and is still standing 60m southwest of the church at Great Wolford.
Blyth Hall Dovecote
1 Brick built dovecote with a pyramidal roof. No longer used. 2 Foster dovecote number 24.
A brick-built dovecote used for housing pigeons or doves. It was built during the Post Medieval period and is situated 50m west of Blyth Hall.
Medieval stone wall, Coombe Abbey conservatory
1 A short stretch of medieval stone wall was recorded during observation across the footprint of a new conservatory at Coombe Abbey. It was constructed of greenish-grey sandstone bonded with ...
A short stretch of medieval stone wall was recorded during observation across the footprint of a new conservatory at Coombe Abbey. This could be part of a building referred to as the Pigeon House on 17th century maps.
1 N of Kinwarton Church (WA 1566) is a round dovecot built of rubble of thin stones with some plaster rendering. It dates from the C14, and may in fact ...
Kinwarton Dovecote, a building used for housing doves or pigeons. It is of Medieval date and is situated 100m north east of Kinwarton Church.
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 ...
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.
Shelfield Dovecote, Aston Cantlow
1 North east of Shelfield House there is a square pigeon-house of red brick with a gable head in each face and a lantern above the tiled roof. The ...
Shelfield Dovecote, a red brick building used for the breeding and housing of doves and pigeons. It dates to the Medieval period and is situated 700m south east of Badbury Hill.
Dovecote at Wormleighton Deserted Settlement
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.
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.
Site of Dovecote to N of Combe Abbey
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 ...
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.
Dovecote in the stable block, Combe Abbey
1 A dovecote was erected in the tower of a stable block which was designed by Nesfield in 1863. 2 The building exists but is no longer in use. It ...
A dovecote for breeding and housing doves or pigeons. It was a decorative feature built as part of the stable block at Combe Abbey. It dates to the Imperial period.
Dovecote at Packington Old Hall
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 ...
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.
Site of Dovecote 80m SE of Church, Dunchurch
1 An OS map of 1886 shows a dovecote beside the remains of a moat. 2 A modern dwelling now covers the site. No other references could be found on ...
The site of a Post Medieval dovecote, a building used for the breeding and housing of doves or pigeons. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886 and was situated south east of the church at Dunchurch.
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