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Latitude: 56.5048 / 56°30'17"N
Longitude: -2.8761 / 2°52'34"W
OS Eastings: 346169
OS Northings: 735086
OS Grid: NO461350
Mapcode National: GBR VN.11X9
Mapcode Global: WH7R5.SRLR
Plus Code: 9C8VG43F+WG
Entry Name: Dovecot, Murroes House
Listing Name: Murroes, Murroes Farm, Dovecot
Listing Date: 11 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353247
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19010
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw
Traditional County: Angus
Tagged with: Dovecote
Early 17th century. Circular-plan dovecot. Thick-walled rubble sandstone construction, roofless. Entrance door at E. Stone nesting boxes intact.
The dovecot is mentioned by Ochterlony in circa 1682 and is probably contemporary with Murroes House, ie early seventeenth century. There is a large rectangular rubble-built livestock pen to the north of the dovecot.
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