NU0343 : Haggerston Dovecote

taken 15 years ago, near to Haggerston, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Haggerston Dovecote
Haggerston Dovecote
This may originally have been a tower used to shelter cattle from Scottish raiders before conversion into a windmill and then a dovecote, sometime between the 17th and 19th centuries. It had a conical, tiled roof that seems to have fallen in. This shows some of the 500+ brick nesting boxes and the remains of a rotating ladder which was used to reach the boxes. A number of pigeons were inside when I visited.
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NU0343, 34 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 April, 2007
Category
Doocot / Dovecote   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 035 435 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.1304N 1:56.7157W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NU 035 435
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