The Derbyshire Dovecote is part of David Winter?s Shires collection. This is a series of 12 pieces that capture life in the English ?shires? (early rural counties). Each piece in the series includes Andrew Stadden?s metal figurines, which enhance the character of each cottage. This particular cottage shows a farmer wheeling a barrow past the dovecote. The doves are currently at rest but a cat can be seen sneaking up the roof. It was issued in 1992 and retired in 1995. Measuring 2.75? tall by 2.75? wide, it comes in the original box with certificate of authenticity.