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Church of the Holy Spirit, Dovecot
OS grid reference SJ412915
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district L14
Dialling code 0151
Police Merseyside
Fire Merseyside
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
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MerseysideCoordinates: 53°25′01″N 2°53′06″W / 53.417°N 2.885°W / 53.417; -2.885

Dovecot is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, Other name for Dovecot include Diddcot, Diddy Town. It is situated to the east of the city, bordered by Knotty Ash, West Derby, Broadgreen and to the east, Roby. The area is part of the Knotty Ash ward of Liverpool City Council.


Dovecot is a small district, composed primarily of 20th-century town houses, 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.


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

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