Doocot, Kinningars Park, Bo'ness

Maker
Robert Gibson
Production date
1978
Description
View of a stone-built doocot with a large arch at ground level. To the right is what might be a pigeon loft for racing pigeons.
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Production date
1978
Subject notes
Doocots were built to encourage pigeons to nest. The pigeons were a source of fresh meat in the winter time when other meat was scarce. The number of doocots in a locality had to be limited as the pigeons ate farmers' crops.
Accession number
P03007

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