SS9943 : Dovecot, Dunster

taken 10 years ago, near to Dunster, Somerset, Great Britain

Dovecot, Dunster
Dovecot, Dunster
Not really clear how old the dovecot is from LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . On the one hand, "Bearing and potence thought to be 400 years old", but then "The 'potence' is a C18 introduction and the feeding platforms above are early C19 in date". And, although LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) settles for late C16, LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) says "The dovecot was in use from the Middle Ages until 1870". Apparently, "Several hundred squabs could be eaten at a single banquet at the castle."
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 July, 2007
Category
Doocot / Dovecote   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 9902 4372 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.0256N 3:26.7702W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 9902 4372
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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