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Lethen House, Dovecot

Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Lethen House, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 15592

Site Number NH95SW 16

NGR NH 93520 51730

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Auldearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH95SW 16 93520 51730.

NH 9352 5713. Dovecot. Probably 18th century. Oblong, rubble partly harled. Lean-to roof with corbiesteps. Listed 1965. (Visible on vertical air photograph, OS 65/030/022, flown 1965).

Information from RCAHMS (DE) July 1996


External Reference (2012)

Lethen Estate Wage Discharge Book (private collection) records that the dovecote was built in 1745 by Patrick Ogilvie at a cost of £5 5s sterling for Alexander Brodie Esq. of Lethen, son of Alexander Brodie 4th Laird of Lethen.

Information from the Auldearn Community Timeline Project, 2012


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