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Kilrie Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0938 / 56°5'37"N

Longitude: -3.2179 / 3°13'4"W

OS Eastings: 324325

OS Northings: 689672

OS Grid: NT243896

Mapcode National: GBR 27.N30C

Mapcode Global: WH6S0.J3W7

Entry Name: Kilrie Dovecot

Listing Date: 18 June 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341999

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9703

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Parish: Kinghorn

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Dated 1684. Rectangular-plan, crowstepped, single chamber, lectern dovecot with stepped rat course/alighting ledge and 7 weathered stone finials. Rubble with dressed ashlar quoins. Stone with raised inscription 'BC 1684' over centre S door with chamfered arrises and metal yett. Slated roof with flight holes in raised course.

INTERIOR: 964 stone nesting boxes to interior.

Beak skewputts. Crowsteps.

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