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Genoch Doocot

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8676 / 54°52'3"N

Longitude: -4.9075 / 4°54'27"W

OS Eastings: 213516

OS Northings: 556408

OS Grid: NX135564

Mapcode National: GBR GH8V.6TJ

Mapcode Global: WH2SG.LX99

Entry Name: Genoch Doocot

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350600

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16787

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Old Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Old Luce

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Cylindrical tower doocot. Rendered rubble (render mostly flaked off). Doorway to N. Opening, with slate cill, at eaves to E. Opening to S. Brick corbel course at eaves (originally rendered). Small grey slates. Ogee roof surmounded by slated cupola; flight-holes and iron finial to cupola. Brick nesting boxes, now only remaining to W and above door to N.

Statement of Interest

Previously listed as "Genoch House, Dovecot". Genoch Doocot is situated in a field to the south-west of Genoch Mains. It was originally the doocot for Genoch House, which was demolished sometime after 1962; the remains of the walled garden are situated to the west.

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