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Le Pigeonier


Credit : © A. BOUISSOU / TERRA Ministère de l'Environnement

Marker 2The interior layout of the dovecote with its nesting-boxes has been lost. The set-back roof made it possible for the birds to sun themselves in the winter whilst remaining sheltered from the north wind. At Roquedols, as elsewhere, only the nobility had the right to breed pigeons, which were sought-after not only for their flesh but also for their droppings, used as a powerful fertiliser.

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Lat : 44.1622162Lng : 3.4375804
98 d