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Latitude: 55.8985 / 55°53'54"N
Longitude: -2.9179 / 2°55'4"W
OS Eastings: 342697
OS Northings: 667649
OS Grid: NT426676
Mapcode National: GBR 8027.2C
Mapcode Global: WH7V2.4ZRZ
Entry Name: Fountainhall Dovecots
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353116
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18920
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir
Traditional County: East Lothian
Earlier 17th century lectern dovecot, echoed in 18th century by mirrored partner. Cream sandstone rubble. Currently in poor condition. Original dovecot to E, formerly with 500 nesting boxes; crowstepped sides and ashlar coping to taller S wall, roofless and lacking low wall and nesting boxes. Later partner more ruinous. Pantiled pitch roof strung between dovecots, as cartshed with timber column.
The path between the dovecots is thought to have been the original (pedestrian) entrance to Fountainhall, which lies to N. The steading
to S is listed separately.
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