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Latitude: 56.5078 / 56°30'28"N
Longitude: -3.0317 / 3°1'54"W
OS Eastings: 336598
OS Northings: 735558
OS Grid: NO365355
Mapcode National: GBR VJ.BV11
Mapcode Global: WH7R3.DPKD
Entry Name: Rosemill, Rosemill Cottage, Dovecot
Listing Date: 11 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353290
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19048
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Mains and Strathmartine
Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw
Parish: Mains And Strathmartine
Traditional County: Angus
17th century, extended 18th century. Circular-plan, made D-plan by extension, lectern type dovecote. Harl-pointed pink and grey rubble, large irregular quoins, collapsed slate roof. Rat course, stepped down at bowed section; flat-coped skews. Doors at W with chamfered jambs, later extended to ground level. Later window inserted at N elevation.
INTERIOR: small rubble and stone nesting boxes in original part. Larger stone slab nesting boxes in extension.
This dovecot was formerly part of the Strathmartine Castle Estate and was probably extended by Captain David Laird, an 'improving' landlord, who bought the property circa 1785.
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