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Wester Cartmore, Doocot

A Category B Listed Building in Ballingry, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.132 / 56°7'55"N

Longitude: -3.3257 / 3°19'32"W

OS Eastings: 317696

OS Northings: 694045

OS Grid: NT176940

Mapcode National: GBR 23.KNSK

Mapcode Global: WH6RR.W4HG

Entry Name: Wester Cartmore, Doocot

Listing Date: 12 November 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390339

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43733

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ballingry

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty

Parish: Ballingry

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century. Circular-plan rubble sandstone doocot with ashlar rat courses, eaves course and cornice. Now partly ruinous. Pantiled single storey (later?) addition to N. Most ashlar nesting boxes in place. Roof no longer in place (since 1937).

Partly ruinous. Boarde up entrance to NNE.

Statement of Interest

The doocot stands to SW of the farmhouse (listed separately). It might have been affiliated with 'Kirkmore' shown approximately on this site on Roy's map (W Roy 1747-55). Photographs of circa 1900 show an ogival slate-roof with piend-roofed dormer comprising 4 tiers of flight ledges and flight holes.

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