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Latitude: 56.1647 / 56°9'52"N
Longitude: -3.052 / 3°3'7"W
OS Eastings: 334765
OS Northings: 697391
OS Grid: NT347973
Mapcode National: GBR 2F.HQ8T
Mapcode Global: WH7SV.29YX
Entry Name: East Wemyss, Dovecot Cave
Listing Date: 11 December 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350507
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16708
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages
Traditional County: Fife
Natural sandstone cave adapted to dovecot with nesting boxes hollowed out of rock.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. Macduff Castle Dovecot now demolished. Name Wemyss is derived from 'weems' meaning caves, of which there are many in the cliffs in this area; all caves at Wemyss are Scheduled Ancient Monuments.
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