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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 665084

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH95NW 8 91726 55626

(NH 9172 5562) Dovecot (NAT)

OS 6" map (1906).

See also NH95NW 11.

Boath Dovecot is 17th century and is now the property of the National Trust for Scotland.

NTS List 1959

Boath Dovecot, situated on Castle or Dooket Hill, is circular, with an external diameter of 5.7m. It has one string course, and has been extensively modernised and re-roofed.

Visited by OS (RD) 22 November 1965

NH 917 556 Structural analysis and record of the late 17th to early 18th-century circular doocot was undertaken. Assessment of the fabric revealed clay-bonded masonry with a succession of lime-based pointing mortars and harls, the latter employing both marine and river sand aggregate.

Sponsor: National Trust for Scotland

J Millar 2000

Scheduled with NH95NW 11 as Dooket Hill, motte and doocot, Auldearn.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 21 December 2000.

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