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Ormiston Hall Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Ormiston, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8958 / 55°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.9411 / 2°56'27"W

OS Eastings: 341244

OS Northings: 667360

OS Grid: NT412673

Mapcode National: GBR 70X8.1C

Mapcode Global: WH7V7.S2NK

Entry Name: Ormiston Hall Dovecot

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353317

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19063

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ormiston

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Ormiston

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

18th century. Cylindrical dovecot (tower form); 10' in diameter, 24' high. Roughly coursed sandstone ashlar; base course; jettied parapet. Doorway to S, 2 arrow slit flight holes above, and bracketted shelf below row of 13 entrance holes. Formerly lined with timber nesting boxes. Currently roofless.

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