About Trevanion Culver House
...originally served nearby Trevanion Manor
Southern outskirts of Wadebridge (OS Map 200; ref SW 999716)
This well preserved 13th to 14th century dovecote (pigeon house), with its keystone finish roof, is thought to be only one of four surviving examples of its kind in Cornwall. The culverhouse was used to farm the eggs and meat of its inhabitants. dovecotes were functional buildings,
almost always built in local styles using local materials dovecotes were functional buildings, almost always built in local styles using local materials
A culverhouse, (also known as the culverhay or culvery), is a dovecote. In Scotland they are known as a doocot; in Latin as a columbarium; and in French they are known as pigeonnier and sometimes as colombier. This one originally served nearby Trevanion Manor.
Information and photo courtesy of Cornwall Heritage Trust
, Wadebridge, website
Closest town: Wadebridge
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