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The introduction of turnips in Britain led to the decline of doocots and pigeons being kept for their meat, because farmers could now keep their cattle and sheep alive all year round.
Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot
1 May to 30 Sep, Thur-Mon 12.30-5.
Tours approx every 45 mins.
Guided tours only. Booking essential for groups of 10 or more or to avoid disappointment.
Tel. 0844 493 2128
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