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Orton House, Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Rothes, Moray

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Latitude: 57.5645 / 57°33'52"N

Longitude: -3.1458 / 3°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 331549

OS Northings: 853290

OS Grid: NJ315532

Mapcode National: GBR L8LQ.PNK

Mapcode Global: WH6JW.N46B

Entry Name: Orton House, Dovecot

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349519

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15829

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rothes

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet

Parish: Rothes

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Early-mid 18th century. Circular rubble dovecot with
continuous rat course encircling building above doorway
at E. Local slate conical roof with centre flight hole
covered by later wooden cupola with flight holes and spiked
ball finial.
INTERIOR: centre potence with 9 arms rotates on rubble
plinth. Wooden nesting boxes in poor condition. All woodwork
of pine.

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