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Dovecot, Congalton Gardens

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Latitude: 56.0114 / 56°0'40"N

Longitude: -2.7375 / 2°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 354117

OS Northings: 680072

OS Grid: NT541800

Mapcode National: GBR 2T.T8XY

Mapcode Global: WH7TR.X5MF

Plus Code: 9C8V2767+G2

Entry Name: Dovecot, Congalton Gardens

Listing Name: Congalton Dovecote

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336139

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4837

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Possibly 16th century. 2-stage beehive dovecot, 15' in
diameter. Rubble dormerly harled. Rat-course. Low
doorway. Remains of shallow cone cap with slates.
Curved rubble wall of Congalton Gardens encircling
dovecot at rear with brick wall abacking.
INTERIOR: circular tiers lining dovecot with nesting boxes.

Statement of Interest

Dovecot in poor condition (1987). Upper portion is

later, but not considerably.

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