ST6834 : Dovecote, Bruton

taken 13 years ago, near to Bruton, Somerset, Great Britain

Dovecote, Bruton
Dovecote, Bruton
The dovecote stands on a hill above Bruton. This mysterious building with 200 pigeon holes may have been begun by Bruton Priory before it was dissolved by Henry VIII. The Berkeley family, who bought the Abbey, may have used it as a prospect tower for watching hunting.
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ST6834, 171 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 January, 2008
Category
Doocot / Dovecote   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 683 344 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.4919N 2:27.1738W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 682 344
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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