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Latitude: 55.9598 / 55°57'35"N
Longitude: -2.8637 / 2°51'49"W
OS Eastings: 346172
OS Northings: 674425
OS Grid: NT461744
Mapcode National: GBR 2N.XJLB
Mapcode Global: WH7TW.ZGHH
Entry Name: Elvingston House Dovecot
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 345586
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12703
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry
Traditional County: East Lothian
Early 18th century. 3-stage circular dovecot in N retaining wall of stable courtyard. Roughly squared and coursed rubble with 2 ashlar rat courses and coped, batlemented parapet. Entrance to courtyard with boarded door, bull's-eye flight-hole to each floor above. Circular stone canopy over roof opening, supported on 6 slender ashlar pillars. INTERIOR: 764 ashlar nests with potence.
Elvingston House and Stables to S are listed separately. The dovecot probably served an earlier house on the site.
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