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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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Control methods such as culling, introducing natural predators, reducing the food supply, removing eggs from maintained pigeon houses, or chemical sterilization have met with variable success.
(2) Because of the factors mentioned, the houses and pigeon houses in the region are made of adobe.
vvAtt hed ouble Another mare looking to score a high-profile double this weekend is Copy-Cat, a half-sister to Averti owned by Whitsbury Manor and Pigeon House Stud.
Pigeon House farm is on the outskirts of Hope, near Wrexham, and is easily accessible off the Wrexham road.
Also included is a Pigeon House in Capel Colman, known in its day as a pigeon "palace" due to its grand design.
Pigeon House Hopkiln, at Leigh, a five-bedroom home with big roof space playroom, and small outdoor swimming pool, guide price pounds 475,000.
Two men wearing balaclavas and armed with a shotgun drove up to a caravan in an unofficial halting site on the Pigeon House Road near Ringsend at 12.30pm on Friday and a shot was fired.
Yesterday, Berkley admitted three counts of raping the woman at a site on Pigeon House Road in Dublin between July 15 and 16 last year.
Trooping across it we find ourselves reassembling in a veritable palace of a pigeon house. All the separate openings, it turns out, empty into the same large chamber where sizeable niches in the walls would have provided comfortable roosting places and nesting perches for the birds.
Bought for 80,000gns as a yearling by Rabbah Bloodstock, Mayhab is the third bonus winner following Orientalist and Temple Meads consigned as a yearling by Whitsbury Manor Stud, who bred the colt in partnership with Pigeon House Stud.
Jonathan Owen, 28, is to hold a dispersal sale at Pigeon House Farm, Hope, Wrexham, on Saturday.
Selling agent Simon Pontifex said: 'This is an absolutely enchanting Grade 11* listed visual gem standing in its own grounds next to the Norman Church of the Ascension and the ancient pigeon house.