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Dovecot, Urquhart Manse

A Category B Listed Building in Urquhart, Moray

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Latitude: 57.6484 / 57°38'54"N

Longitude: -3.2031 / 3°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 328286

OS Northings: 862691

OS Grid: NJ282626

Mapcode National: GBR L8GH.TMW

Mapcode Global: WH6JG.R0WZ

Plus Code: 9C9RJQXW+9P

Entry Name: Dovecot, Urquhart Manse

Listing Name: Urquhart Manse, Dovecot

Listing Date: 20 August 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348350

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14875

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Urquhart

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Parish: Urquhart

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Early 19th century. Small square dovecote with pyramidal roof incorporated within the corner of the Manse walled garden.

Clay and dab, harled. 32 nesting boxes in upper half of cote (intermediate ceiling demolished) modelled from clay mix with wood or stone slab horizontals. Pair flight holes south and west elevations. Banffshire slate roof, modern weathervane.

Statement of Interest

Only clay and dab doocot in north-east of Scotland.

Ground floor originally the hen house.

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