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Latitude: 58.5873 / 58°35'14"N
Longitude: -3.0734 / 3°4'24"W
OS Eastings: 337692
OS Northings: 967087
OS Grid: ND376670
Mapcode National: GBR L6S1.0TS
Mapcode Global: WH6CW.RFN8
Entry Name: Freswick House Dovecote
Listing Date: 13 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332545
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1802
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
17th century, rubble beehive cote, 4 stages defined by
rat courses; circular apex flighthole. Original entrance
appears to be that in east side of cote, with later tall
narrow doorway slapped at SW. Tapering interior lined with
stone boxes from floor to apex, those from floor to height
of approximately 6' (1.83m) blocked and smoke blackened.
Cote appears to have been used as a kiln at some period
possible for fish smoking. This would explain the smoke
blackening though not necessarily the second doorway.