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Murroes, Murroes Farm, Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Murroes, Angus

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Murroes, Murroes Farm, Dovecot

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353247

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19010

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Murroes

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Parish: Murroes

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Early 17th century. Circular-plan dovecot. Thick-walled rubble sandstone construction, roofless. Entrance door at E. Stone nesting boxes intact.

Statement of Interest

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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