Bruton Dovecote (National Trust)

Bruton Dovecote, Bruton, BA10 0NS

Bruton Dovecote (National Trust)

Overview

A historic 16th-century dovecote and watchtower high above the town of Bruton, situated on the Leland walking trail. Managed by the Stourhead Estate (National Trust).

No one knows for certain when the dovecote was built, but it may have served as a watchtower for nearby Bruton Abbey as well as supplying the monks with food. The interior has 200 nesting boxes for pigeons, which gives rise to its alternative name 'The Pigeon Tower'.

National Grid Reference: ST 68382 34421

Features

  • Family friendly Family friendly
  • Free Entry Free Entry
  • Open All Year Open All Year

Contact Details

Bruton Dovecote, Bruton, United Kingdom, BA10 0NS

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