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Latitude: 55.9831 / 55°58'59"N
Longitude: -2.5693 / 2°34'9"W
OS Eastings: 364573
OS Northings: 676831
OS Grid: NT645768
Mapcode National: GBR ND0X.3P0
Mapcode Global: WH8VZ.HWQ3
Plus Code: 9C7VXCMJ+77
Entry Name: Dovecot, Belton House
Listing Name: Belton Dovecot
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332075
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1466
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton
Traditional County: East Lothian
Tagged with: Dovecote
Early to earlier 19th century. 2-chamber lectern
dovecot. Random rubble, formerly harled, with droved
ashlar dressings, string course to gables. Doorway to S.
Crowstepped skews; corrugated iron roof, swept with
flight-hole now at mid-point of pitch. Originally both
chambers linked with nesting boxes; W chamber converted
house acetylene gas plant for powering Belton House. E
chamber contains 560 nest boxes.
Belton house now demolished but Lodge and Gardiner's
House listed separately.
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