Listed Building

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Status: Removed


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Date Added
Date Removed:
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 9331 59299
309331, 859299

Removal Reason

Delist to remove dual designation (monument will remain scheduled) For RoH etc. see 300018633


Circa 1600. S facing lectern dovecot. Rubble, ashlar

dressings. Centre door in S elevation with chamfered margins

and small barred (now shuttered) window above. Square vent

with stone grill high in W gable; lower rat course missing

but upper returns around building, stepped up at NE angle

and again at SW to return about squat angle buttress

platform. Small set 4 flightholes under swept dormer; local

stone slate roof.

INTERIOR: 5:: stone nesting boxes line walls.

Statement of Special Interest

Dovecot sited close to Burgie Tower, 1602, now surrounded by

circa 1802 walled garden wall, which has been shaped to

exclude the cote. The angle platform at the SW is unusual

and its use not known; possibly as a stand for a water

receptacle or merely as an alighting ledge.



R Douglas, THE DOVECOTES OF MORAY (1931), pp.23-4. Elizabeth

Beaton, THE DOOCOTS OF MORAY (1978), p.6.

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