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Dalshangan Dovecot

A Category C Listed Building in Carsphairn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1744 / 55°10'27"N

Longitude: -4.2076 / 4°12'27"W

OS Eastings: 259504

OS Northings: 588899

OS Grid: NX595888

Mapcode National: GBR 4T.J3L5

Mapcode Global: WH4TQ.B6NL

Entry Name: Dalshangan Dovecot

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334804

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3680

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carsphairn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Carsphairn

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Later 19th century cylindrical dovecot. Rubble walling with
polished rusticated margins. Single doorway, slit windows.
Timber bracketted eaves, conical slate roof; slate-hung
piended dormer as flight hole. No nest boxes surviving.

Statement of Interest

Though modest in scale, freestanding dovecots are a rarity in

Stewartry and Dalshangan is an unusually late example.

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