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Strathendry Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2045 / 56°12'16"N

Longitude: -3.249 / 3°14'56"W

OS Eastings: 322611

OS Northings: 702027

OS Grid: NO226020

Mapcode National: GBR 26.F21J

Mapcode Global: WH6RF.293W

Entry Name: Strathendry Dovecot

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346813

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13626

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leslie (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Parish: Leslie (Fife)

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

17th century. Lean-to single chamber, lectern dovecot, rectangular-plan, random rubble with ashlar quoins and crowsteps. Centre door to S with slated roof. Lined with stone nesting boxes.

Statement of Interest

The Inventory entry gives external measurements of 20'3" by 14'. The building is in good condition but would greatly benefit from being re-slated before too much internal damage occurs.

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