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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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But Dovecote chief brewer Richard Green prefers traditional methods, quality ingredients and time to ensure his beers and ales are crystal clear.
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|MOSELEY HALL DOVECOTE This 18th century dovecote offers an insight into Moseley's rural past, before it became part of the city of Birmingham.
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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.
It was, as its name suggests, once a dovecote. Dating back to around 1680- 1710, it was built to house pigeons.
As an example of best practice among processors, Dovecote Park and Waitrose were singled out for praise for their ongoing commitment to their producers.
The "columbarium", a circular dovecote at Monknash, once held more than 600 roosts for pairs of beautiful white doves.
Friends and family paid tribute to the victim yesterday and flowers were left outside the Dovecote pub in Cockshut Hill, Birmingham.