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dovecote

, dovecot
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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Lyndsey Walton, Sales Manager at Story Homes, said: "We have received a high level of interest for Dovecote Place - particularly with first-time buyers, which range from young couples to growing families.
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Dovecote Park's specialist beef processing plant receives Hereford, Aberdeen Angus, Highland and Welsh Black beef from more than 1,000 farm-assured producers nationwide.
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Another wrote: "It's a shame these *** thought you was someone else - in the Dovecote as well.
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