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Dovecot Brae, Tranent Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9501 / 55°57'0"N

Longitude: -2.958 / 2°57'28"W

OS Eastings: 340269

OS Northings: 673424

OS Grid: NT402734

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.Y1DV

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.JPMX

Entry Name: Dovecot Brae, Tranent Dovecot

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351509

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17549

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Tranent

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Formerly dated 1587, partially restored. Lectern dovecot, sited by church outside graveyard walls to N. Sandstone rubble, roughly squared dressings. Iron tie-bands. N wall 30' high. Door to S, reduced in height by level of ground and with relieving arch; square panel above, formerly inscribed with date, now much-weathered. Row of flight-holes at mid-point of roof pitch. Grey slates. Crowsteps. 1090 nesting boxes lining interior (originally).

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