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Latitude: 57.6402 / 57°38'24"N
Longitude: -2.5255 / 2°31'31"W
OS Eastings: 368726
OS Northings: 861266
OS Grid: NJ687612
Mapcode National: GBR N83J.KRW
Mapcode Global: WH8M2.57N8
Plus Code: 9C9VJFRF+3R
Entry Name: Dovecot, Montcoffer House
Listing Name: Montcoffer Dovecot
Listing Date: 2 July 1976
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333871
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2896
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Troup
Traditional County: Banffshire
Tagged with: Dovecote
Circa 1790. 2-stage, cylindrical dovecot in Gothic style, currently roofless (1990). Harled, with grey ashlar dressings; chamfered reveals. Tall, narrow, pointed arch doorway to N with arrow slit opening above, pointed arch panel with tiered flight-holes to second stage, 3 stone ledges, 9 flight holes. Arrow slit opening with window above repeated twice around dovecot; cruciform apex to arrow slit to S. Brick and stone nests lining interior.
Montcoffer House and policies were improved for the Duke of Fife's Factor circa 1774-75. Cramond reports the house and offices in good condition by 1790; "the dwelling, offices, gardens and pigeon house... all worth ?103.16s." Montcoffer House, Game Larders, Outbuildings, and Cottages are listed separately.
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