Dovecot, Liverpool

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Dovecot
Church of the Holy Spirit, Dovecot, Liverpool L14 (4).JPG
Church of the Holy Spirit, Dovecot
Dovecot is located in Merseyside
Dovecot
Dovecot
Location within Merseyside
OS grid referenceSJ412915
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLIVERPOOL
Postcode districtL14
Dialling code0151
PoliceMerseyside
FireMerseyside
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Merseyside
53°25′01″N 2°53′06″W / 53.417°N 2.885°W / 53.417; -2.885Coordinates: 53°25′01″N 2°53′06″W / 53.417°N 2.885°W / 53.417; -2.885

Dovecot is an eastern district of Liverpool, England. Other names for Dovecot include Diddcot and Diddy Town. It is situated to the east edge of the city and is bordered by the districts of knotty Ash, West Derby, and Broadgreen, and to the east Roby. The area is part of the Knotty Ash ward of Liverpool City Council.

Description[edit]

Dovecot is a small district composed primarily of 20th-century townhouses, usually large in size. There are a number of more desirable semi-detached houses on the border with Knotty Ash. The main attraction of the area is Dovecot Park, one of Liverpool's many public parks.

Transport[edit]

The closest railway station is Broad Green railway station, which offers regular services to the Liverpool city centre, Manchester, Wigan, and St Helens.