NT6676 : Bowerhouse Doocot

taken 8 years ago, near to Spott, East Lothian, Great Britain

Bowerhouse Doocot
Bowerhouse Doocot
Doocot of the rectangular lectern type with sloping roof and stepped gables to provide perches for the pigeons. The roof usually face south to give the birds a sunny surface to rest on, while sheltering them from northerly winds.

This one appears to be two-storey, the ground floor would have been used for other purposes and the pigeon quarters on the upper floor. One of the largest doocots in East Lothian and probably built by the owners of the former house at Bower House.
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NT6676, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 October, 2009
Category
Doocot / Dovecote   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 668 767 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.9328N 2:32.0092W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 668 766
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