SP9613 : For the birds ...

taken 12 years ago, near to Aldbury, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

For the birds ...
For the birds ...
This little farm building has (what I think is) a little dovecote on the top. Certainly the birds were finding it quite interesting when I was there. For once it's very easy to date this building - as whoever built it helpfully formed a large 1753 in darker bricks on the gable end.
A rather charming little building I think.

[Edit 2011] Thanks to Jonathan Kington for pointing out that this is a Grade II listed dovecote. Listing here LinkExternal link
It is known as Stocks Dovecot and was built for the Duncombe family, former owners of Stocks Manor (see SP9613 : "Stocks" Aldbury - Hotel, Golf & Country Club)
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Friday, 5 May, 2006
Farm buildings   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 964 133 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.6020N 0:36.1866W
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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