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Gullane, Saltcoats Road, Saltcoats Castle Dovecot

A Category C Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0274 / 56°1'38"N

Longitude: -2.8279 / 2°49'40"W

OS Eastings: 348501

OS Northings: 681917

OS Grid: NT485819

Mapcode National: GBR 2Q.S6M0

Mapcode Global: WH7TJ.JRMQ

Entry Name: Gullane, Saltcoats Road, Saltcoats Castle Dovecot

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331923

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1369

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Probably late 16th century. Lectern dovecot in poor
condition. Random rubble, roughly squared for
dressings. W wall 3-stage in height; rat courses;
crude angle buttress to SE angle; skews formerly
crowstepped; later doorway to S elevation; 3 tiers of
flight holes on S elevation. N wall derelict. Nesting
boxes lining remaining walls. Unusual masonry detail to
E wall, possibly a repair incorporating salvaged stone
from elsewhere.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled monument. Measuring circa 15' x 17' in plan, and

sited by garden wall to NW of castle. Castle and Market

Garden House are listed separately.

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