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Denbie, Dovecot

A Category A Listed Building in Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0441 / 55°2'38"N

Longitude: -3.396 / 3°23'45"W

OS Eastings: 310897

OS Northings: 573062

OS Grid: NY108730

Mapcode National: GBR 4BQ3.LN

Mapcode Global: WH6XY.TH10

Entry Name: Denbie, Dovecot

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334524

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3470

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Dated 1775. Octagonal dovecot with lantern over facetted

roof. Rubble-built with ashlar dressings, mostly whitewashed. Square-headed door, with patterned iron hinges, facing

roughly SE, round-headed opening above with exposed margins

and dated keystone, 2 tiers arcaded flight holes, the upper

timber, with fanlight above. Lantern also has flight holes

and 4-pane windows to elevations, columns at angles, and

weathervane finial. Slate roof with rooflights, leaded over

lantern.

INTERIOR: tiers of brick nesting boxes reaching to near

ground level. No potence.

Statement of Interest

Datestone initialled J C(arruthers).

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