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Latitude: 55.9312 / 55°55'52"N
Longitude: -3.0036 / 3°0'12"W
OS Eastings: 337394
OS Northings: 671359
OS Grid: NT373713
Mapcode National: GBR 2H.Z955
Mapcode Global: WH7V0.T5XX
Entry Name: St Clements Wells Dovecot
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353332
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19071
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry
Traditional County: East Lothian
18th century. 2-stage lectern dovecot. Sandstone rubble with droved contrasting dressings; rat course and coped crowsteps. Door to S (cast-iron door) with flight-hole in upper stage; blank sides and rear. Roof currently derelict (1989).
INTERIOR: nesting boxes lining walls to N, E and W, formed of terracotta tiles, on semi-circular corbel course. Cast-iron shelf at lintel level on S wall.
St Clements Wells was formerly a hamlet, where a distillery, which flourished in the 18th century, later became a steading. All that remains of this settlement is the dovecot and a simple stable and hayloft. The terracotta tile nesting boxes are unusual.
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