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Dovecot, Aberdour House

A Category C Listed Building in Troup, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.6606 / 57°39'38"N

Longitude: -2.1562 / 2°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 390778

OS Northings: 863423

OS Grid: NJ907634

Mapcode National: GBR P81G.T1T

Mapcode Global: WH9N5.VQF5

Plus Code: 9C9VMR6V+6G

Entry Name: Dovecot, Aberdour House

Listing Name: Aberdour House, Dovecot

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333740

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2770

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdour (Aberdeenshire)

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Troup

Parish: Aberdour (Aberdeenshire)

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

Tagged with: Dovecote

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Circa 1800. Square roofless dovecot. Dark whinstone rubble,
contrasting grey tooled granite dressings. Centre entrance
with small square vent above and continuous alighting/rat
ledge encircling building.
INTERIOR: approximately 200 nesting boxes, the supporting
uprights of brick, the horizontals of thin potterly slabs
designed for the purpose.

Statement of Interest

Category changed from B for Group to C(S), 23 May 1990.

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