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Dovecot, Glasserton Home Farm

A Category B Listed Building in Glasserton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7115 / 54°42'41"N

Longitude: -4.4593 / 4°27'33"W

OS Eastings: 241664

OS Northings: 537941

OS Grid: NX416379

Mapcode National: GBR HJC8.23B

Mapcode Global: WH3VL.GTRZ

Plus Code: 9C6QPG6R+H7

Entry Name: Dovecot, Glasserton Home Farm

Listing Name: Glasserton Mains Dovecot

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342555

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10143

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasserton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Glasserton

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

Tagged with: Dovecote

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Description

18th century. Square-plan roofless dovecot, probably of lectern type. Rubble rendered walling with projecting rat-courses. Barrel-vaulted basement, nesting boxes to upper levels. Brick and slate boxes, approximtely 400 boxes. To S triangular red sandstone panel to top level with flight holes and perches. Further rectangular opening. Door to N wall with sandstone chamfered jambs.

Statement of Interest

Linked to Glasserton Home Farm.

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