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Carriston Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2239 / 56°13'25"N

Longitude: -3.0907 / 3°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 332465

OS Northings: 704014

OS Grid: NO324040

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.CTV8

Mapcode Global: WH6R9.HTGK

Entry Name: Carriston Dovecot

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350448

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16662

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

18th century. Double chamber, rectangular plan (with shallow concave

N elevation) crowstepped lectern dovecot. Random rubble with sandstone quoins, stepped rat course/alighting ledge, beak skewputt and half moon finial to NW corner. Door at centre S.

Statement of Interest

Carriston House and walled garden listed separately.

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