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Latitude: 55.7485 / 55°44'54"N
Longitude: -2.3257 / 2°19'32"W
OS Eastings: 379653
OS Northings: 650617
OS Grid: NT796506
Mapcode National: GBR D16Z.95
Mapcode Global: WH8X8.7SS0
Entry Name: Nisbet Dovecot
Listing Date: 9 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332989
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2132
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Later 18th century. Unique pentagon-plan, 3-stage doocot. Droved ashlar to SW elevation with polished dressings; broadly-broached sandstone to remaining elevations with droved ashlar dressings. Base course; band course to spring point of 1st stage; drainage spout beneath cornice to each elevation except SW; mutuled cornice; droved ashlar coped castellations.
SE ELEVATION: door opening at ground with pointed-arched window at 1st stage and recessed flightholes to 2nd stage.
Ashlar piended roof, with ashlar ball finial to apex.
INTERIOR: harl-pointed sandstone rubble with some timber roosting boxes in place, 1996. Stone vaulted ceiling.
The dovecot was originally built as part of the Nisbet estate. There are indications that there was a single storey addition to SE.
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