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Netherdale, Barnyards of Netherdale, Dovecot

A Category C Listed Building in Marnoch, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5284 / 57°31'42"N

Longitude: -2.5871 / 2°35'13"W

OS Eastings: 364937

OS Northings: 848847

OS Grid: NJ649488

Mapcode National: GBR M8ZT.MHX

Mapcode Global: WH8MM.718G

Entry Name: Netherdale, Barnyards of Netherdale, Dovecot

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354021

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19617

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Marnoch

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banff and District

Parish: Marnoch

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Dated 1774. Cylindrical, 2-stage dovecot. Squared and pinned (cherry-cocked) rubble, granite ashlar dressings, encircling alighting course. Door to E, marriage stone above to left dated 1774, with initials J I and H G (see notes). Small opening to S, semi-circular flight-hole with voussoirs to W above. Roofless.

INTERIOR: No nests remain inside. Potence base at centre.

Statement of Interest

The dated plaque commemorates John Innes, 1st of Netherdale, and Helen Gordon of Ardmeallie, who had married in June 1760. Netherdale House to the S, the Coachhouse and the Walled Garden, are listed separately.

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