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dovecote

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a structure for housing pigeons, often raised on a pole or set on a wall, containing compartments for the birds to roost and lay eggs

dovecote

A structure that houses doves or pigeons; often square, hexagonal, octagonal, or round in plan and one-and-a-half or two stories high; typically topped with a finial; once popular because the birds provided a tasty source of fresh meat. The interior is honeycombed with niches in which the birds may rest. Also called a pigeon house or pigeonnier.
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Also well worth seeing at Dovecot is an exhibition of work by the acclaimed, late Scots photographer David Peat.
After nearly going under in 2000, Dovecot studios has moved to a former public baths building in Edinburgh and continues to work with top artists.
Throughout the last century Dovecot worked with famous artists and designers, and completed notable commissions including one for the Queen Mother, and one for the British Library.
Last night, people living nearby described their shock and fright at the brazen daylight attack, which left police tape stretched across the pavement opposite Dovecot Park.
Lye, of Colwell Close, Dovecot, denies attempted murder and wounding with intent.
THE draw involving local teams is as follows and all ties are due to play on Sunday, November 12 with a 1pm kick-off: FC Walkers Hounds v Mayfair; Queens Park v FC Soho; FC Dovecot v Hope Inn Whites; Canada v Allerton; Pineapple v Home Bargains; Burradon & New Fordley v Melling Victoria; Oyster Martyrs v Lobster; Rock Ferry Social v Campfield; Dawdon Welfare Park v Custys; The Georgies v Dengo United; Toller v Kensington Fields.
It was the green light for a massive PS8m revamp which saw the Dovecot demolished to pave the way for Arc.
As Mr Walsh dropped the robber off at shops in Dovecot, he threatened: "If you tell the police, I'll come back and shoot you.
Police and RSPCA vans were reportedly seen in Downham Road, Tranmere and near Pilch Lane, in Dovecot.
IT has 40 different gins to choose from and is home to "Middlesbrough's longest bar" - welcome to Dovecot.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service reported surface flooding in Mossley Hill, Huyton, Dovecot, Rainford, Knowsley and Netherley, after the drains were unable to cope with the downpour.