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Latitude: 56.4993 / 56°29'57"N
Longitude: -2.9737 / 2°58'25"W
OS Eastings: 340155
OS Northings: 734561
OS Grid: NO401345
Mapcode National: GBR Z9F.7C
Mapcode Global: WH7R4.9W6Y
Entry Name: Balmuir, Balmuir House, Dovecot
Listing Date: 11 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353268
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19029
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Mains and Strathmartine
Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw
Parish: Mains And Strathmartine
Traditional County: Angus
Earlier 18th century. Rectangular-plan, lectern type dovecot. Rubble masonry with large irregular pink sandstone quoins, corrugated metal roof. Rat course, stepped at side elevations; flat coped skews with moulded skew ends.
S ELEVATION: doorway at centre with pink sandstone margined quoins and door pins, flight hole with remains of perch shelf asymmetrically placed at eaves.
INTERIOR: stone nesting boxes, single chamber.
See NOTES to Balmuir House. The dovecot is probably comtemporary with the original part of Balmuir House. The moulded skew ends are similar to those at the old stable, listed separately. Pantiles which formerly covered the dovecot are stored within. Included in B group with Balmuir House, Garage Cottage, The Old Stable, Coach House/stable and walled kitchen garden.
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