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Colgrain, Camis Eskan Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9949 / 55°59'41"N

Longitude: -4.6945 / 4°41'40"W

OS Eastings: 232043

OS Northings: 681265

OS Grid: NS320812

Mapcode National: GBR 0G.V7CN

Mapcode Global: WH2M4.VLP4

Entry Name: Colgrain, Camis Eskan Dovecot

Listing Date: 14 May 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331662

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1167

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cardross

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Late 18th, early 19th century. 2-stage, octagonal-plan roofless dovecot situated to S of house. Rubble with ashlar margins and dressings; cavetto cornice; round-headed arcaded parapet; band course dividing stages. Door at ground on N elevation, tall round-headed window above, keystone and impost blocks; tall round-headed window at upper stage on S facet.

INTERIOR: stone nesting boxes.

Statement of Interest

The dovecot dates from the early period of the house?s history. Camis Eskan, the lodges, walled garden and home farm are listed separately.

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