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- Date Added
- Local Authority
- Planning Authority
- NJ 58862 65123
- 358862, 865123
Probably 17th century. Tall rectangular rubble dovecot
now coated with modern harl covering boulder footings
and single heavy rat course. Longer elevations N and S.
Doorway with ashlar margins in centre of S front; smaller
shuttered pigeon entrance above; single round vent in
each gable. Crowsteps; slate roof.
INTERIOR: about 500 nesting boxes lined interior.
Statement of Special Interest
There was a house at Durn before the present mansion and this
dovecot is the only surviving building indicating an earlier
dwelling of some pretension. The slating is recent; probably
the cote would have had swept dormers with flight holes
for the birds besides flight holes pierced in the (now)
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