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St Germains Dovecot

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9607 / 55°57'38"N

Longitude: -2.9205 / 2°55'13"W

OS Eastings: 342627

OS Northings: 674570

OS Grid: NT426745

Mapcode National: GBR 2L.XHTP

Mapcode Global: WH7TW.3FJS

Plus Code: 9C7VX36H+7Q

Entry Name: St Germains Dovecot

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353335

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19074

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford

Parish: Tranent

Traditional County: East Lothian

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18th century. Circular section 2-stage dovecot. Sandstone rubble with rat course and string course remains of former battlemented parapet. Door to S with formerly barred, ventilation slit above. 2 Narrow flightholes to E and W with ashlar lined jambs, set higher in 2nd stage. Shallow stone domed roof.

Interior not seen (1989).

Statement of Interest

A similar, circular section dovecot, retaining its battlement parapet, can be found at Elvingstone House, directly to E. B Group with House, Coach House and Cottage.

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