Keys to the Past

Dovecote at The Duckett, Ellington (Ellington and Linton)

The dovecote was probably built in the mid-18th century and was altered in the 1830s. It originally had a pyramidal roof, but this has been replaced in the 20th century with a flat roof and the building is now used as an outhouse. It was built for the Cresswell family. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11929
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ellington and Linton

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