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29 High Street Haslingfield

Dovecote, 29 High Street, Haslingfield

History of 29 High Street, Haslingfield

Listed building:

Dovecote, now a dwelling. C.1650 restored mid C20.

Dovecot, previously in grounds of the Hall, Haslingfield. April 1975 (MoC339/75)

Converted into a dwelling in 1977. It had nesting boxes for 750 pairs of pigeons which could be reached for egg collection by a potence – a ladder on a rotating central structure. The conical roof is covered in ‘fish scale’ tiles rising to the the attractive cupola.

(Walk and Look Around Haslingfield 1994)


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