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Mains Of Ardersier, Dovecot

Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mains Of Ardersier, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ardersier Mains

Canmore ID 14314

Site Number NH75NE 32.01

NGR NH 7850 5545

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardersier
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH75NE 32.01 7850 5545.

NH 7850 5545: A 4.9m square lean-to dovecot with two string courses, now roofless but with pigeon boxes intact. The W and E walls are both pierced by an unusual oval pigeon access hole. Probably late 17th - early 18th century date.

Visited by OS (A A) 15 September 1973.


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