the Middle Ages, the predominant design for dovecotes was rectangular, and
they were mainly associated with manor houses and parsonages. Square and
circular dovecotes became popular from the 17th Century onwards and were
mainly associated with farms.
are the ruins of a square dovecote in the garden of Greystones, Church
Street. I believe there are also remains of a dovecote in the garden of one of the
houses in The Nook. There is an 18th Century dovecote in the garden of
Hill House, Middleton.