Dovecot at Crafthole


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Crafthole Dovecote

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County Council (Unitary)

Cornwall Council



Parliamentary Constituency

South East Cornwall

Grid Reference

SN363363 (236341, 54134)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.3637, -4.30134

Nearest Postcode

PL11 3BL

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Circular dovecote dating from the 17th century. The stone-built structure has a domed roof and contains rows of nesting boxes set around the walls. It may stand on the site of the medieval manor house of the Dawney family, granted a licence to crenellate in 1336 (see also SX 35 NE 13).

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