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PIGEONNIERS DE HAUTE-MARNE

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  • Organised by the association “Maisons Paysannes de France”, the inventory of pigeon and dove houses in Haute-Marne took stock of 200 structures, fifty of which from the ancient seigneurial law, abolished on 4 August 1789.

    The most common installation is close to a farm, but there are around twenty dove houses within a blacksmith’s shop. Attic pigeon houses – of which there are the most – were less expensive to build than the more spectacular round or square towers. They were all...
    Organised by the association “Maisons Paysannes de France”, the inventory of pigeon and dove houses in Haute-Marne took stock of 200 structures, fifty of which from the ancient seigneurial law, abolished on 4 August 1789.

    The most common installation is close to a farm, but there are around twenty dove houses within a blacksmith’s shop. Attic pigeon houses – of which there are the most – were less expensive to build than the more spectacular round or square towers. They were all constructed after the abolition of 1 the “dove house law”.