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Dovecot, Craigluscar

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1008 / 56°6'2"N

Longitude: -3.5039 / 3°30'14"W

OS Eastings: 306546

OS Northings: 690801

OS Grid: NT065908

Mapcode National: GBR 1W.MQR8

Mapcode Global: WH5QK.4XQF

Plus Code: 9C8R4F2W+8C

Entry Name: Dovecot, Craigluscar

Listing Name: Craigluscar Doocot Including Wall Flanking Driveway

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334869

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3739

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200334869

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

Tagged with: Dovecote

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Later 18th century. Square-plan doocot. Exposed rubble walls; squared quoins; plain, squared cornice.

N ELEVATION: central doorway. Rubble wall to right extends N from doocot and S from opposite barn; connecting gate is missing. Interspersed, square coping stones atop wall to form crenellations.

E ELEVATION: plain gable.

S ELEVATION: 2 doocot flight holes to left.

W ELEVATION: projecting stones form triangular section; rows of flight holes within.

Roof missing; partially clad with corrugated sheet.

INTERIOR: flagstone floor remains in part. Bricked up nesting boxes.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Craigluscar House. The simple doocot stands to the W of Craigluscar House and forms part of the entrance to the farmyard with a crenellated wall extending from the doocot and from the opposite barn. The barn is not part of the Statutory List but the crenellated wall extending from it is. The name Craigluscar is depicted on Ainslie's Map.

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