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Latitude: 56.0488 / 56°2'55"N
Longitude: -3.4168 / 3°25'0"W
OS Eastings: 311846
OS Northings: 684895
OS Grid: NT118848
Mapcode National: GBR 20.QSDC
Mapcode Global: WH6S3.H758
Plus Code: 9C8R2HXM+G7
Entry Name: Dovecot, Pitreavie Castle
Listing Name: Pitreavie Castle, Dovecot to North East
Listing Date: 12 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 362534
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26059
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunfermline South
Traditional County: Fife
Probably early 18th century. Rectangular-plan harled lectern dovecot. Grey slate lean-to roof with crowstepped coping with beaked skewputts to either side. Entrance with iron yett to S side. Rat ledge at upper level. Row of 9 entrance holes set along middle of roof pitch.
B-Group with Pitreavie Castle and former East Lodge (see separate list descriptions). An intact early 18th century dovecot built for the adjacent Pitreavie Castle (see separate list description). Pitreavie Castle was built in the early to earlier 17th century and altered and extended in 1885. From 1938 to 1996 the castle and the estate were in the ownership of the Ministry of Defence. Currently (1999) a housing development is being constructed on the estate.
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