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Midhope Doocot

A Category B Listed Building in Abercorn, West Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9915 / 55°59'29"N

Longitude: -3.4867 / 3°29'11"W

OS Eastings: 307359

OS Northings: 678611

OS Grid: NT073786

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.VGNJ

Mapcode Global: WH5R4.DNXQ

Entry Name: Midhope Doocot

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331013

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB631

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Abercorn

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Linlithgow

Parish: Abercorn

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Later 17th cent. Large. Random Rubble. Lean-to slated roof with 2 piended 'dormers' (each with 14 flight-holes). Corbie-steps. String-course. Inscribed 'J.L.' over entrance.

INTERIOR: 2 chambers. 993 and 1013 nest-holes.

Statement of Interest

Probably built for James, 4th Earl of Callendar who became 5th Earl of Linlithgow 1695.

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