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Latitude: 56.3012 / 56°18'4"N
Longitude: -3.1284 / 3°7'42"W
OS Eastings: 330271
OS Northings: 712657
OS Grid: NO302126
Mapcode National: GBR 2B.6YZT
Mapcode Global: WH6QW.XWG9
Plus Code: 9C8R8V2C+FJ
Entry Name: Dovecot, Melville House
Listing Name: Melville House Dovecote
Listing Date: 29 June 1978
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333414
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2486
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast
Traditional County: Fife
Tagged with: Architectural structure
1770s(?). Circular rubble walls, tapering, lean-to slate roof
with crowstepped curved flanks, vaulted chamber below.
Dressed freestone to upper opening (without perches or flight
holes) and chamfered doorway. Said to retain nesting boxes
On artificial mound above the road. Unusual form derived from
original use as a windmill (later converted).
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