This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 56.0736 / 56°4'25"N
Longitude: -3.1735 / 3°10'24"W
OS Eastings: 327049
OS Northings: 687375
OS Grid: NT270873
Mapcode National: GBR 29.P70T
Mapcode Global: WH6S1.7L2R
Entry Name: Bruce Terrace, Bowbutts Dovecot
Listing Date: 24 November 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 381012
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36268
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
Probably 18th century. 2-stage dovecot. Random rubble with squared rubble quoins and quoin strips. Keystoned, and voussoired round-headed door.
Square tower (see Notes) to 1st stage with rounded-headed boarded timber door to S, further door to W and narrow opening to; urns at angles (those to NE and NW missing). Octagonal dovecot at 2nd stage with cast-iron tie plate to each face at 2nd stage giving way to slated polygonal roof with deeply overhanging eaves and flight-holes to S.
Group with Bow Butts House. The 1st stage was probably used as a garden store The dovecot formerly held 88 nest boxes.
Other nearby listed buildings