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Kinnairdy Castle, Dovecot and Walled Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Marnoch, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5363 / 57°32'10"N

Longitude: -2.6551 / 2°39'18"W

OS Eastings: 360875

OS Northings: 849760

OS Grid: NJ608497

Mapcode National: GBR M8TT.0D8

Mapcode Global: WH8MD.5TXZ

Entry Name: Kinnairdy Castle, Dovecot and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 15 February 1982

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354009

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19607

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Marnoch

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

DOVECOT: 17th century, restored circa 1985. Square- plan, 2-stage dovecot on falling ground to SW of castle. Rubble, with ashlar dressings, alighting course dividing stages. Door to S with window and flight holes above. Grey slates to renewed pyramidal roof with swept eaves and ball finial.

WALLED GARDEN: remains of contemporary rubble walls now ruinous, enclosing small area, adjoining dovecot.

Statement of Interest

Kinnairdy Castle to NE with outbuildings, and the Mill of Kinnairdy are listed separately, also in Marnoch Parish.

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