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Dovecot, Uiginish, Skye

A Category C Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4406 / 57°26'26"N

Longitude: -6.5975 / 6°35'50"W

OS Eastings: 124237

OS Northings: 848251

OS Grid: NG242482

Mapcode National: GBR B931.T0H

Mapcode Global: WGX5L.M7KT

Plus Code: 9C9MCCR3+62

Entry Name: Dovecot, Uiginish, Skye

Listing Name: Uiginish Lodge Dovecot

Listing Date: 8 September 1982

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330770

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB479

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duirinish

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Duirinish

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Earlier/mid 19th century; tall, thin square dovecot tower forming centre core for later square rubble building (probably hen house) built around it, and above which the dovecot with panel of south east facing flight holes protrudes. 76 wooden boxes to dovecot; hen house heated, small chimney to rear; door and window south side. Pyramidal slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Only known free-standing dovecot in Skye.

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