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Latitude: 57.4647 / 57°27'52"N
Longitude: -4.1772 / 4°10'37"W
OS Eastings: 269503
OS Northings: 843692
OS Grid: NH695436
Mapcode National: GBR J81Z.Z73
Mapcode Global: WH4GH.TM2V
Plus Code: 9C9QFR7F+V4
Entry Name: Dovecot, Inshes House
Listing Name: Inshes House, Tower House in Grounds
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 340096
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8050
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Inverness and Bona
Electoral Ward: Inverness South
Parish: Inverness And Bona
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
Circa 1600. Diminutive 3-storey tower house; harled rubble
with ashlar dressings. Entrance off-set in NW gable (with 1
window in each upper storey, blocked centre window in NW
elevation, 1st floor and gable attic window in each
elevation: chamfered jambs. Small loops (splayed internally)
in base; scattered angle and mural shot holes; wallhead
stack; end corniced stacks (one in very poor condition) stone
Late 19th century mural bellcote (without bellcote) mounted
in N gable.
Interior; later 16th/early 17th century dormer pediment set
in wall, initialled and with armorial.
External ground floor measurements; approx 13' x 13'.
Armorial pediment initialled
Probably surviving angle tower of former castle. Said to have
been used as a dovecote though no nesting boxes survive.
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