Tour Scotland Photographs Pitkerie Doocot Anstruther East Neuk Of Fife

Tour Scotland photograph of Pitkerie Doocot near Anstruther, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. A dovecote or dovecot, or in Scots: Doocot, is a structure intended to house pigeons or doves. Doocots may be square or circular free standing structures or built into the end of a house or barn. They generally contain pigeonholes for the birds to nest. Pigeons and doves were an important food source historically in scotland, and were kept for their eggs, flesh, and dung.

Tour Scotland photograph of Pitkerie Doocot near Anstruther, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

Tour Scotland photograph of Pitkerie Doocot near Anstruther, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

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