SK7645 : Sibthorpe Dovecote

taken 7 months ago, near to Sibthorpe, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

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Sibthorpe Dovecote
Sibthorpe Dovecote
Grade I listed 14th century pigeoncote with earthworks of medieval fishponds in the foreground
Sibthorpe Dovecote

This is the oldest and largest dovecot in Nottinghamshire, dating from the 14th century. There are in excess of 1260 nesting holes in 28 tiers. It was part of a large religious collegiate complex of which it is the last remaining building, although the adjacent medieval fishponds are still clearly visible. It is of sufficient importance to be Listed grade I, and is currently in the ownership of Nottinghamshire County Council.

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SK7645, 46 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 March, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 April, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Sibthorpe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7649 4539 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.0227N 0:51.7013W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7641 4537
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Grade I Listed  Dovecote  Pigeoncote 

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