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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354021
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19617
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
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.
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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