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High Street, Dovecot to Rear of Queensberry Arms

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9866 / 54°59'11"N

Longitude: -3.2627 / 3°15'45"W

OS Eastings: 319295

OS Northings: 566506

OS Grid: NY192665

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNS.F7

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.VXHL

Entry Name: High Street, Dovecot to Rear of Queensberry Arms

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356327

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21090

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Annan

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

17th/18th century. Freestanding square dovecot; doorway
heightened with reset 1690 marriage lintel; upper part
possibly rebuilt. Rubble-built with ashlar dressings;
monopitch corrugated asbestos roof. Door on N wall (1690
lintel with chamfered edge), square hatch over, flight-holes
to 2 levels above. Stone nesting boxes at upper level only.

Statement of Interest

Marriage lintel bears initials "WG EI". Incorporated in

garden wall.

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