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Latitude: 56.21 / 56°12'35"N
Longitude: -3.0158 / 3°0'56"W
OS Eastings: 337089
OS Northings: 702394
OS Grid: NO370023
Mapcode National: GBR 2H.DLG1
Mapcode Global: WH7SN.N53Q
Entry Name: Durie Home Farm, Durie Dovecot
Listing Date: 11 December 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350498
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16701
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo
Traditional County: Fife
18th century, incorporating earlier fabric; parapet repaired late 20th century. 2-stage, octagonal dovecot with concave sides. Large sandstone ashlar blocks. String course and battlemented parapets. 36' high.
S ELEVATION: 1st stage with curved door below keystoned roundel with flight holes; 2nd stage with similar roundel. Cornice giving way to parapet with 6 flight holes to S and flanking faces.
INTERIOR: 1627 stone nest-holes and potence.
An undated scale drawing of Durie Dovecot shows an 8" diameter octagonal pivot post, red brick floor, and access ladder to a 'grassed roof'. A dovecot of similar design (in fields near Anstruther, Fife) to Durie but with elaborately-finialled parapet is illustrated in Buxbaum.
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